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*We are now in process of building up our 2019 event listings... The 2019s are now back to being highlighted in RED... As always, we welcome you to please send us your CT Shoreline-area old car event listings!

This Calendar is originated and periodically updated by the Shoreline Antique Auto Connection, a not-for-profit enterprise run for antique auto enthusiasts, by antique auto enthusiasts. As the information presented here is gleaned from a WIDE variety of sources, there is no way we can vouch for the truth or accuracy of anything, and we STRONGLY suggest you get in touch with the applicable event contacts listed, to make sure the event is indeed going to be held (especially before you make a long trip to attend!). Thank you. SAAC, P.O. Box 3353, Stony Creek, CT 06405, e-mail CommonGear@aol.com, web site http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/ . Please send your CT Shoreline-area event listings for inclusion here (non-marque-specific events preferred).

WHY DO WE DO THIS? - We maintain this Calendar as a service to our fellow local-area antique auto enthusiasts! It's not perfect, but we always work very hard at it, and try to verify as much as possible everything that we publish. And we love to share it! We are not professionals at this--only enthusiasts who enjoy the old car hobby. What would really make us happy, however, is that those who may like to copy and paste our exhaustively researched (always with sources credited), written-out & detailed listings for their own web site use, to please occasionally give us a little bit of a shout-out! Thanks for your understanding and support! See you out there at the shows & cruises!

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CAR EVENTS

AUGUST 17, 2019, Saturday, Milford – “…Milford Oyster Festival Classic Car Show… Located on River Street in front of Milford Photo… Registration $ 20.00, from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM; must arrive before 9:30 to participate… Entry fee entitles car owner to a 2019 Festival t-shirt and mug… Trophies will be awarded in several best of categories…. For more information go to: https://milfordoysterfestival.com/entertainment/classic-car-show...”... webmaster’s note – All of the above info came from our friends the CT Seaport Car Clubs coming events page: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm … Even more info– Please also be sure to check out the Milford Oyster Festival’s Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/Milford-Oyster-Festival-121006741257035/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/6/2019)

AUGUST 17, 2019, Saturday, MiddlefieldThe CVA's and CORSA's Annual "Air Cooled at the Orchard"… Quoting from the official 2019 Connecticut Volkswagen Association events list that CVA President Bill Arute (williamarute@sbcglobal.net) sent us on 2/5/2019: "...Saturday August 17, 2019 – CVA & CT CORSA’s “Air-Cooled at the Orchard” Address: Lymans Orchard, 32 Reeds Gap Rd. Middlefield, Ct. 06455, from 9 to 3. (Rain date Sunday August 18th) This show is open to all air-cooled Volkswagens and Corvairs. $10 for show cars, general admission FREE! No vending. For more info contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org ..."... For more info - Please be sure to check out the CVA's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/275887482483748/ and/or visit their official web site at: http://www.ctvwa.org/ ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/13/2019)

AUGUST 18, 2019, Sunday, North Branford – “…The 6th Annual Branford Rotary Club Classic Car Show at Van Wilgen’s Garden Center – To Benefit Veterans Groups… Sunday, August 18th, 2019, at Van Wilgen’s Garden Center, 51 Valley Road, North Branford, CT 06471… Hosted by the Branford Rotary Club (https://www.facebook.com/BranfordRotaryClub/), 11am to 2pm… Quoting from the official Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/424460611698397/): “…It’s not too early to plan for the 2019 Branford Rotary Classic Car Show, coming August 18th to Van Wilgen’s Garden Center! Proceeds benefit Veteran’s groups. Come for the food, the music, the raffle, but mostly for the amazing variety of classic cars and trucks! Free admission. Cost to show a car $10…”… webmaster’s note – We’ve been to this show before, and it’s always a fantastic time! The Branford Rotary folks do a great job, and Van Wilgen’s (https://www.facebook.com/VanWilgens/) in North Branford (right by the Branford border) provides a wonderful venue for this great show to take place!...  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/16/2019)

AUGUST 18, 2019, Sunday, Trumbull – “…St. Josephs Center ‘Car Show For A Cause’ – Benefit For The Alzheimer’s Association, August 18th, 2019, 10:00am to 3:00pm… ‘…Our Annual Car Show For A Cause to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, has been scheduled. We are excited for another summer of FUN-draising events! Join us from 10:00am to 3:00pm…’… St. Joseph’s Center, 6448 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611, telephone 203-268-6204…”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from the dedicated WPLR Community Events page at: http://www.wplr.com/amp-events/st-josephs-center-car-show-for-a-cause/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/1/2019)

AUGUST 18, 2019, Sunday, Goshen – “…Celebrating Our Club’s 63rd Year – The Litchfield Hills Historical Automobile Club’s 44th Annual Auto Show & Swap Meet … at the Goshen Fairgrounds, Route 63, Goshen, CT… Sunday, August 18th, 2019… Car show 10am onward; flea market 8am onward… Door prizes… Rain or shine…Show vehicle registration $10… Plaques to first 300 cars… Excellent food available, also fresh corn on the cob… Car Corral for sale $20… People’s choice awards at 3:00pm… Large indoor flea market space available 12 ft. frt. w/table $30; large outdoor flea market space available 20 ft. x 20 ft. $25… Admission $4; children under 6 free… Fun family event including our famous hula hoop contest… Additional information: Glenn or John Royals 86-482-4500…”… webmaster's note – We transcribed all of the above info from a very detailed car show flyer, that our friend John Bajumpaa from the CT Council of Car Clubs posted on the “Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut” Facebook group page, and there’s a lot more info on the flyer, so we’re also happy to pass along the FLYER LINKhttps://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66652244_2361238747460349_5389161771443421184_o.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_eui2=AeG2G8n4uLXYYIMykk3b-BQdErbinE0mZmVkN9fqnxC0h_z8fEqbFcpksMLfOu_MrOEKYUiXZCZuXf-6SIMC0KvHz1Y-oYIvqAO2LRhBlLtW_w&_nc_oc=AQmQZR3TOtvkqccTIEBrZURRH_fPknOyiKrkOToJNy0VhjmW0lAOAgqjKPg3mEl7KC0&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=dd5ccadb1d149060cb0dd1225a1cb850&oe=5DECC8E3 ...  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/16/2019)

AUGUST 18, 2019, Sunday, Wallingford – “…Buick Club of American Yankee Chapter All Buick Car Show… August 18, 2019, 9am to 3pm, at Wallingford Buick, 1122 Old North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT 06492… Rain or shine… $10 car registration on the day of the show, peer judging, 6 classes, 2 trophies per class, open to all Buicks up to 2004…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to the CT Council of Car Clubs for posting on Facebook the flyer (there is a lot more info on the flyer that you should be aware of) from which we transcribed all of the above info—here is the DIRECT FLYER LINK:  https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32881757_2060025560915004_8609873311951749120_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_oc=AQl8XkF2jhE4-cYFl0JvR5bovV2kzs-mHhpK_dLZ_Zo82JqMKv-lNOYXEbdoG1PWgkKuQGZmNQvD9MhibHVGFrfh&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=7cc0280dcabef8ee1401c6879e3500a4&oe=5DA2A24D   … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

AUGUST 18, 2019, Saturday, Haddam Neck (part of East Hampton) – “…34th Annual Brit Jam – Connecticut’s Finest Classic Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet… Sunday, August 18, 2019, 9am to 4:30pm. Admission $10. Haddam Neck Fairgrounds, Route 151, East Hampton, CT… ‘…The Motorcycle Show is for all makes and types. Swap meet, friends, food, cold beverages, t-shirts, ball caps, music, vendors, and more!... Motorcycle-related vendors welcome at no extra charge, no setup fee! Vendors must arrive before 9:30am. Kids 15 and under FREE…’… Quoting from our friend Clay Smith, who posted the Official Flyer on his “Das Bulli Haus”Facebook page yesterday (8/5/2019): “…Brit Jam is coming in just 13 day (from now). If you haven't been, why not. It is huge and is not just British bikes. The "spectator" bike parking is even huge. It is a great time with plenty of odd and interesting things to see… Big swap meet and vendor area and yes we will be there. Bikes for sale. Parts and gear for sale. Show bikes of all sizes and makes. Yes, it is worth the trip… All of this is located at the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds. Great old fairground with shade all over so it will be cooler than the rest of the region. Do note the directions to the fair grounds on the flyer, we keep getting "lost" on the way… Here is a link to their website for the show: http://www.ctbritiron.org/britjam34.htm …” Sounds fantastic, Clay, and thanks for the heads-up! The Official Flyer that Clay posted has a LOT more info that is important and should be studied carefully (including the DIRECTIONS like Clay noted), and so here’s the Direct Link To The FLYER: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67895923_1403144609824516_3949573683982368768_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_oc=AQmP70zlcj7AbMVcaQA5eEKpBjeDS0AHDsmR91ix6DIf3GYHTxgWCSPmJ5deGe_VfnA&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=285a9475715b64b9dd63e72cbafcd4dd&oe=5DD37523 … Thanks again Clay!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/6/2019)

AUGUST 24, 2019, Saturday, Meriden – The Seventh Annual Miller Memorial Community of Meriden Car Show – Benefiting Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care, Come Join Us on Saturday, July 20th, 2019 (Rain date = Sunday, August 25th, 2019), from 11:00am to 3:00pm, at Miller Memorial Community, 360 Broad Street, Meriden, CT 06450… $10 entry, no cut off date… Raffles, DJ, trophies, food, vendors, fun & much more… ‘…We are a not-for-profit organization, and any money that is raised will go towards our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Neighborhood. Not only will you have a great time, but will be supporting a great cause! If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact Linda Purcell at 203-237-8815 ext. 309 … Hope to see you there!...’… webmaster’s note – All of the above info was transcribed directly from the flyer that our friend Linda Purcell from the Miller Memorial Community sent us, as part of a 5/17/2019 postmarked package—that also included this nice note: “…Hi Steve, Here we go again—enclosed is a flyer for our show on August 24th. Rain date = August 25th. If you could put this on your listing it would be much appreciated. Thanks, Linda…”… Thank YOU, Linda, for keeping us on your mailing list! We really appreciate the chance to help spread the word about a wonderful event, benefiting a wonderful cause, now in its seventh year—positively awesome!... FLYER – We made sure to make a scan of the Official Flyer that Linda sent us, and upload it to the SAAC’sFacebook page, where you can now view it at the following direct link: https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64719056_2279769182113251_2231895934508204032_o.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_oc=AQnxIWqO_VAGWlYByUM92G7-nL2t8XMiUKnt2Wq2Tzm17hW922dbCU0qYjnIDtnDVEA&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=51bbe1cdd45d9728ac814f5dffec82f2&oe=5D80C2F5  … Even more info – Please be sure to visit the Miller Memorial Community’s official Facebook page, to find out more about the great work they do—and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/Miller-Memorial-Community-Inc-183941218294107/ - and also check out their official web site at: http://www.millercommunity.org …  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/2/2019)

AUGUST 24, 2019, Saturday, New Haven – “…Howard K. Hill Funeral Services Presents: The 4th Annual M-Pire A.C. Car Show – ‘Old School Meets New School’… at Bowen Field, 399 Munson Street, New Haven, CT… Hosted by 94.3 WYBC’s Juan Castillo… Show registration: 10am to 1pm; Show from: 10am to 5pm… Awards: Best of Show, Best Interior, Best Wheel and Tire Setup, Best Import, Best Domestic, Best Sport Bike, Best Cruiser, Best Chrome, Best Paint, Best Entertainment, Best Engine, Kids Choice, Best SUV, Best Classic… For more info call 203-624-4477…”… More info – Here is the official Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/462962387837341/ - and of course, our friends the M-Pire A.C. are on Facebook (give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) at: https://www.facebook.com/mpirefireac/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/17/2019)

AUGUST 24, 2019, Saturday, Hebron – “…Hebron Parks & Recreation Car Show at Burnt Hill Park… August 24, 2019, 10:30am to 2:30pm… 148 East Hebron Street, Hebron, CT 06248… $5 entry fee, all proceeds will benefit Hebron Sports Scholarship, awards given, please call 860-530-1281 to register…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to the CT Council of Car Clubs for posting on Facebook the flyer (there is a lot more info on the flyer that you should be aware of) from which we transcribed all of the above info—here is the DIRECT FLYER LINK:  https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/56218187_10213390369981463_1129544848018243584_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_oc=AQmCAEDPeKmFPQywW3vXk6RUxclC19CTdfUBqurLuRJ1hJdh4qzu0n1AYvixtdAXH9C9Z0DsRFIxPGMkSMbCaJpo&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=c7c66d620a4462d97f473d1ea3d1d677&oe=5DAF074B   … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

AUGUST 25, 2019, Sunday, Prospect – “…The Office of the Mayor of Prospect and the Prospect Car Owners Association Present The ‘34th Annual Prospect Sock Hop and Car Show’… Sunday, August 25th, 2019, 12:00 to 5:00pm, at the Prospect Town Green… Dash plaques to the first 500… Free admission, no tents or popups, bicycles, or skateboards… ‘50s and ‘60s music provided by DJ and live bands… Trophies, trophies, trophies!... Stop by to meet AJ from the ‘Chaz and AJ Morning Show’ on 99.1 WPLR… Trophies at 4:00pm… Organized by the Office of the Mayor and the Prospect Car Owners Association…”… webmaster's note – Check out the Official Flyer for this event (where all of the above info was transcribed from), as posted on the dedicated community events page at the WPLR web site:   http://www.wplr.com/2019/06/05/prospect-car-show/Additional info – Please also be sure to visit the Prospect Car Owners Association official Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/ProspectCarOwnersAssc/Even more info - And if you’re looking for some info on where the Prospect Town Green is exactly located, the Wikipedia page for the Prospect Green Historic District (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prospect_Green_Historic_District) states: “…Prospect Green Historic District is a historic district in the New England town of Prospect, Connecticut. The district is centered on the Prospect Green, the town green… The green is located on the highest settled point in New Haven County. The green is bounded by Route 68 and Center and Church Streets…”… Or if you just looked for the intersection of CT Routes 68 & 69, you’re there!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 2, 2019, Thursday-Monday, Lakeville – “…Lime Rock Park’s Historical Festival 37 & Sunday in the Park… Now in its 37th year, the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park has been a time-honored tradition since 1982. Enjoy vintage car racing at its best…”… More info - http://limerock.com/labor-day-historics ...”... webmaster’s note – We’ve been up to the LRP Historic Festival a couple of times in recent years on Saturday, to check out lots of amazing vintage machines racing on the track, plus lots of amazing pit browsing, and much, much more (even the spectator parking car corrals are amazing to browse). It’s really an amazing experience… (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/17/2019)

SEPTEMBER 1, 2019, Sunday, North Haven – “…The 12th Annual Labor Day Weekend Car Show – Presented by The North Haven Police and The Doo Wop Cruisers Car Club… Sunday, September 1, 2019. Rain date = Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019. North Haven High School, 221 Elm Street, North Haven, CT 06473... Registration: 8:00am to 11:00am. Car entrance will close at 11:00am. Awards presentation at 2:00pm…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friends the Doo Wop Cruisers (https://www.facebook.com/The-DooWop-Cruisers-850763601737049/ - and make sure you give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) for circulating the official flyer from which we transcribed all of the above info... FLYER - We also uploaded a copy of the flyer to the SAAC’s Facebook page, and you can view it directly now at the following direct link: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67247807_2327336230689879_1277513798579650560_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_eui2=AeGm__CJd7WBpmSJAbUqDgYaXvoFbD7pJc9nq8LEiYM9QpDsdrIdVgcirZxHfMLJ5Zwvc84vlI3r0jtYiARU7ceWdO0noL-zsU01kQfqUhEpwA&_nc_oc=AQktgMXLIbffNXyrtJgSkDmm9IPP_y8WJFsiH6EtDIcbDfg1Fl_T8D3S3Hnaq3DokiE&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=1670c514f882629fb10326ca13ecdc2b&oe=5DAD6D85 … Additional info - The North Haven Police are also on Facebook at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/northhavenpd/ - and make sure you give ‘em a “Like” also…  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/16/2019)

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019, Wednesday, Meriden – “Meriden Classic Car & Bike Show – at The Meriden Green”… Quoting from the Facebook messenger memo received on 4/30/2019 from our Facebook friend Carrie Teele, who is on the organizing committee for this event, ref: https://www.facebook.com/carrie.teele : “…Meriden Classic Car & Bike Show will be Sept 4th from 4-8pm on the Meriden Green. Rain date Sept. 18th. There will be Food trucks, Vendors, Music, Cars, Bikes and Prizes.  We are looking for a few people would be interested in judging the cars and/or bikes. Vendor spaces are now available. We are also looking for sponsors for this event. Every little bit will help pay for the fees for this event. For more information on being a Judge, Vendor or a Sponsor, please PM or comment on post for more information... Thank you, Carrie Teele….” Sounds great to us, Carrie, and thanks for the heads up!... Official Facebook info page - The official Facebook page for this event: https://www.facebook.com/Meriden-Classic-Car-Bike-Show-2353528521589987/ (make sure to visit and give 'em a "Like" while you're there!)… Additional venue info – The Meriden Green, which is where the event is listed to take place, is a beautiful huge grassy park located in the center of town, with the street address: 77 State Street, Meriden, CT 06450, and with the Facebook info page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Meriden-Green/212075172521593 ... Carrie advised that an Official Flyer for the event is being worked-on at this time and whenever we may obtain a copy, we’ll do our best to add a link to it within this event listing… (this event was added to this calendar as of 4/30/2019)

SEPTEMBER 8, 2019, Sunday, East Haven – East Haven Fall Festival 25thAnnual Car Show – Sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 484 Fireworks Committee… Quoting from the OldRide.com dedicated event page (https://www.oldride.com/events/9087773.html) where we found this listing: “…East Haven Fall Festival 25th Annual car show sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 484 Fireworks Committee!.... Sunday September 8th 9AM-3PM at the East Haven Town Green… Music/Raffle/Food booths/Kiddy rides and lots of trophies!... In show cars $10.00 entry fee… Directions from I-95 North use exit 51, at second light turn right, at next light your there… From I-95 South use exit 52, turn left off ramp, at forth light turn left, follow two blocks to Green… **Contact for more info: Dom 203-494-3702**…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/30/2019)

SEPTEMBER  8, 2019, Sunday, Brooklyn – “…The Yankee Yesteryear Car Club Presents ‘The 60th Annual Auto Show and Swap Meet’… Sunday, September 8th (gates open at 9am), at the Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Route 169, Brooklyn, CT. All vehicle model years welcome!... Show vehicles registration $10 (included 2 adults), from 9am to noon… General admission $5 each, children under 12 free... Dash plaques to first 200 entries… Show Chairman Bob Dumas 860-705-9514… Swap meet vendor space $25 for each 20’x30’, info: Randy Long 860-230-7888 (early gate open at 6am for vendors only)… Trophies awarded to 1st & 2nd of each class, plus President’s Choice… Car corral & show vehicles for sale in designated area, $15 per vehicle… Watch for the 50/50 raffle—winner must be present… Free parking. Food & refreshments available at the show. Please no pets, service animals always welcome… www.yycc.org and www.facebook.com/YankeeYesteryearCarClub ...”... editor’s note - The Official Flyer from which we transcribed all of the above info was posted online on the Facebook system by the YYCC, and the direct link to the flyer is: https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/56790928_2185906934831190_8840199621918588928_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_oc=AQlkTgCXVL47b7u8YqSg8yjThW6qfsVyhcX82_nukBXvRPCi1gsa6aAmRKCfRMOJ79ERnLC0rFW0lYwHtjrwMRck&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=763c7aa74171e87e339e3ac56c811adb&oe=5DE67496 (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

SEPTEMBER  8, 2019, Sunday, Southington – “…The Roaring 20s Antique & Classic Car Club’s ‘49th Annual Antique and Classic Car Show’… Sunday, September 8th, 2019, 8am to 4pm, at The Original Southington Drive-In, 995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington, CT 06479… “… More info – Please see the official Facebook event page at:   https://www.facebook.com/events/2386121681412212/ - and also please be sure to visit the Roaring 20’s Antique and Classic Car Club’s official Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/The-Roaring-20s-Antique-and-Classic-Car-Club-125842214105503/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

SEPTEMBER  8, 2019, Sunday, Newtown – “…The Big One – The 5th Annual Car Show to Benefit Reach Newtown… Sunday, September 8th, 2019, 8am to 3pm, at the Fairfield Hills Campus, 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT 06470… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/2273902976266714/): “…Cars:$15… Spectators:$3… All kinds invited - no cut-off!... Come join us for a great show that will benefit REACH Newtown, a nonprofit youth organization that provided over 200 children in the greater Danbury area with 210 days of free youth programming this past year! Visit www.reachnewtown.org/carshow to learn more!...”... Even more info – Please be sure to visit the official REACH Newtown organization’s Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/reachnewtown/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

SEPTEMBER  8, 2019, Sunday, Columbia – “…The Fourth Annual Columbia Classic Car Show Cruise-In… Sunday, September 8th, 2019, 10:00am to 2:00pm, at Horace W. Porter School, Routes 66 & 87 (across from the Fire Station), Columbia, CT… Vehicle registration starts at 9:00am.. Rain date = September 15th… Motorcycles welcome… Benefit for: Columbia Recreation Field Fund, CT Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Columbia Historic Preservation… For car show information: RecDirector@columbiact.org or 860-228-8513 ext. 17… Facebook: ColumbiaCTClassicCarShow… ‘…Join us for a great family event! Food & beverages. 50/50 raffle. Goodie bags. Face painting. Animal balloons. Spectators free; admission & parking free. Show vehicles/motorcycles $10 donation. Bring your cruise buddies and spread the word. 10 “favorite” trophy categories. No dogs, burnouts, or alcohol…” … webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from a flyer that we found online posted by the Columbia CT Classic Car Show’s (https://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaCTClassicCarShow/) Facebook page—and here is the direct link to the flyer:  https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30740011_1416572201781834_3334209032012431360_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_oc=AQkzbyopgsJNrbrkQqHPKDxnZEm7Npy5VnJi0RYTiwDf1eD7IDTcbSDTcKBpfqLAOWmXveyxEH0pIgWWhIHwMSoQ&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=1203538488d5ee4aba43dd5cb5fc4164&oe=5DB6140D   … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/18/2019)

SEPTEMBER 8, 2019, Sunday, WestbrookThe CVA's 15th Annual Volks Meet… Quoting from the official 2019 Connecticut Volkswagen Association events list that CVA President Bill Arute (williamarute@sbcglobal.net) sent us on 2/5/2019: "...The CVA’s 15th Annual Volks-Meet, Address: Westbrook Elks Club 142 Seaside Ave Westbrook Ct. 06498. Show is open to all VW and German cars. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars, event held rain or shine. Food provided by the Westbrook Elks Club. Directions, I-95 North / South take Exit 65, turn South onto Rt.153, turn South onto Rt.1, and turn left onto Seaside Ave.Time: 9am – 2pm, $10 for show cars,  $20 swap space, general admission FREE!  Check out our website for Hotel and  Off Site Camping Accommodations or contact  Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvw.org   or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org for more information..."... For more info - Please be sure to check out the CVA's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/275887482483748/ and/or visit their official web site at: http://www.ctvwa.org/ ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/13/2019)

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, Saturday, Portland – “…The Gasket Goons 9th Annual Junkpile Jamboree, Portland Riverfront Park, 284 Brownstone Avenue, Portland, CT … $10 per car, spectators free, gates open @ 10:00am… Rain date = 9/15… Valve cover racing, food & music, pinstriping on the spot by Killustrate It… trophies, beaters, stockers, kustoms, motorcycles, kool kars come on in!... For more information & directions call Pat, 860-778-8033, Lou 860-342-0080…”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info off of a handbill that we received in the snail mail from Harold Yarrington, postmarked 6/22/2019. There was a cover note enclosed with the handbill also, it read: “…Hello, Enclosed please find our flyer for our annual Gasket Goons car show being held on September 14th, 2019. We would like to be included on your fantastic web site. Thanks for your help!... Any questions please call Harvey 860-305-7089…” Sounds awesome, and we very much appreciate your getting in touch with us—we are very happy to help spread the word about this always kool event!... FLYER – We scanned the handbill that was enclosed and  uploaded it to the SAAC’s Facebook page, where you can view it now at the following direct link: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/65863419_2300061346750701_3971596150267445248_o.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_oc=AQkrUatDixpm5Oo9XivSIt-S_5yy_yCx52AKg9-q00woqVLdXbi70yX8qSbo-hur5u4&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=358f8bf0c8b1667a878c53a2a9422af1&oe=5DB2406F ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/1/2019)

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, Saturday, Southington – “…Southington Elks Lodge 1669 Car Show & Sock Hop, at Elks, 114 Main Street, Southington, CT... Car show = 3-7pm; Dance = 7-11pm... September 14th, $15 ticket... $10 per entry, entry driver gets $10 off dance ticket, all years welcome, trophies, food trucks, '50s dress attire encouraged, bring your own snacks, dance is in the hall/cash bar... Live music by The Rockn Heart Beats..."... webmaster's note - This info was transcribed from an ad appearing on page 74 of the July/August 2019 issue of CT Cruise News; here's a picture of the ad, as-printed:  https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/r270/p180x540/66665887_2314545748635594_6263348694632890368_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_eui2=AeFkQC6ER-vxMB3wf-yMj4BkoUCqdtsfKoAqXwrxuNrQ98-FDTKACP2UFw7HP-pSyPrcxFYvWrZtBHb68C4vKtIWYlUnFuW2bbYqOWUfh0lgjA&_nc_oc=AQmddAqFJl7vMgw_ZMtEt1H8yQgUUfm7abad6QMafkOcIF21M7RHBN2QX42nZ_Ejlvk&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=f86f51de776b8723c63a8069e7f338e9&oe=5DC27D28 ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/8/2019)

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, Saturday, Cheshire – “…Classic Cars & Motorcycles at The Cheshire Fall Festival, at Chapman Field @ Bartlem Park, 520 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT, 11am to 4pm... Rain date = September 15th... Don't miss out--reserve your spot early. Entry $10 fees per vehicle & 2 non-perishable food items (all fees paid at the gate at the time of entrance); pre-register at http://www.cffcarshow.com... Contact Rick Adkins 860-384-2147 or e-mail cffcarshow@gmail.com ..."... webmaster's note - This info was transcribed from an ad appearing on page 74 of the July/August 2019 issue of CT Cruise News (and there are a lot more details than what we've presented here); here's a picture of the ad, as-printed:  https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66396690_2314555075301328_7489637148417589248_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_eui2=AeFETba0n7HWkVhVp8fZZIpKtM8Dm-Bl2y1BSQPVrS1LrtH67wSdwX-TZpYzog0qBPZqpUBdwefS2Sj9fu3OmGmZ7vS7rPHVj_a-cumfaZtDHg&_nc_oc=AQnuRdCAclPjgVzVcJrLBuMkt2TD1Igp7-qFjQhE_7FZD15qKEtsxDGGogPvQZzGMms&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=62b9385c93aa97a3900190fd6284c944&oe=5DB406F5   ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/8/2019)

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, Saturday, Groton – “…NSB New London Home presents the Annual Car Show, Saturday, September 14th, 10:00am to 2:00pm, at 124 Gungywamp Road, Groton, CT… All makes and models welcome. Vehicle entry fee = donation to Groton Animal Foundation: New dog/cat toy, dog or cat food, gently used towels/blankets… Enjoy awards, food trucks, entertainment, and local vendors… NSBNewLondonHomes.com or 860-448-4505…”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from a flyer posted on the Facebook system by Karen Hansen (https://www.facebook.com/karenskate99). FLYER – The direct link to the flyer that Karen posted is: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66530518_2439073702821346_1901554533595611136_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_eui2=AeHJy7yYf6t66JuR4CanbcCkz7XDXluN5fZQhfx8ZBp78D4kJ_4cCieaxpOhcKAuSIx7ufD_bvykcGB7NcBwy4PkolUi6JYTimsuXGRnlkYsmw&_nc_oc=AQmXM0I9hNnHNFb00UskZStY__8sCfRSbmxWJki-WKpavEM67EmJlIPIPeXE7sueMl8&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=51278c519ba624b24e60744b8e0d09cd&oe=5DE50DC8 …  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/24/2019)

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, Saturday, Colchester – “…Good Times Motoring Club presents the 1st Annual Truck Show On The Green, Colchester, CT. No cut-off year. 11am to 3pm. Rain date = 9/15/2019. $10 donation entry fee. To support local K-9 units. Trophies to be awarded. Food available…”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed the above info from a flyer posted on the Facebook system by Carol Howard (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009324931751). FLYER - The direct link to the flyer that Carol posted is: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/55897195_2253994698254673_5721533588080427008_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_eui2=AeGTn16lRp7AH_G6v8wXDLQ2_Pd6h5Iki-E84xYvaB7BknuevaW29mra_0_YwJ6jOxvzaeLtaMnWlDs_dDbf5TojFKPFCHSQmLuRWWdYDmTxxQ&_nc_oc=AQnMbdp29tTrLTQnr9m0VW4hXGymj4Gn4hQNZB7hc14qdMGMmmAesWE7IKn4JA5BiFg&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=0d05bed3fc0674614a9d790180e93e63&oe=5DAB23F6 … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/24/2019)

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, Saturday, Old Saybrook – Cardone & Daughter Automotive Present "Fall Open Shop," Saturday, September 14, 2019, 9am to 1pm, at 4 Custom Drive, Old Saybrook, CT (Exit 66 off of I-95, same road as the Old Saybrook DMV)… Rain date = Sunday, September 15, 2019… '...Anyone owning a vintage/specialty vehicle is encouraged to drive it to the shop (vintage car not mandatory to attend—EVERYONE is invited!)… ‘…Enjoy morning coffee & donuts and afternoon hot dogs & hamburgers—get ‘em while they last!...’… Help us feed neighbors in need! Please bring along a non-perishable food donation for our friends at the Shoreline Soup Kitchen!... See more info and photos of past events at: www.cardoneanddaughter.com …”… editor’s note - Thanks to our friend Mary Melendez from Cardone & Daughter Automotive (Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/cardoneanddaughter/ and/or main web site: https://www.cardoneanddaughter.com/) in Old Saybrook for sending us along the flyer for their upcoming "Fall Open Shop," at their expansive and easy-to-get-to-off-of-I95 shop in Old Saybrook, CT, on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. Always great hospitality from the wonderful C&D Auto Folks! And don't forget to bring your non-perishable food donation to help out those less fortunate!... FLYER – And here is a link to the Official Flyer that Mary from C&D Auto sent us, that we in turn posted on the SAAC’s Facebook page: https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67898137_2376217682468400_1387931893021802496_o.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_oc=AQk1SCddMeFFsgYtJHla67QU759v6Tm9PW7yO4o6bCWBAT5q8p1kCekoovrLdHZbJZk&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=17ceaf87587e4d2e1c8a5bdfc917321b&oe=5DE51F36  … (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/13/2019)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, Sunday, Old Saybrook – “…The 4th Annual Old Saybrook Chamber of  Commerce Classic Car Show in Memory of Ted Aub – In participation with VFW Post 10153, with Proceeds Supporting Local and National Veterans Programs… A very nice e-mail and flyer received on Friday, June 21st, 2019 from Jack Marroney (jackmarroney@yahoo.com) of the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce (https://www.oldsaybrookchamber.com/): "...Hi Steve, Would you please add our car show to the SAAC Events Calendar. It's the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Classic Car Show to be held on Sunday September 15th 2019 from 11:00-3:00 10:00 to 2:00 (see the 7/18/2019 UPDATES below) at the Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Dealership, located at Old Saybrook Auto Mall , 255 Middlesex Tpk. Old Saybrook... Free public admission / $10 Show Cars. Dash Plaques, TROPHIES, Goodie Bags, Raffles, food & beverage... Proceeds support local and national Veterans programs... Attached is a copy of our flyer, Thanks Steve... Jack Marroney, Car Show Chairman, (860) 669-1078..." AWESOME, Jack, thank you and we will get it onto our Calendar. What a wonderful thing you are doing with this event, that benefits Veterans causes--and is held in memory of a man who did so much for Veterans, Ted Aub. Thank you for contacting us--we are very happy to help spread the word!... FLYER – Here’s the URL of the copy of Jack’s flyer that we uploaded to the SAAC’s Facebook page: https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64832465_2288235274599975_7686669503266029568_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_oc=AQlE-xY0txzhBXvlSzsDMXundqfVJw19D7uH2BT4bqjfROIpAhepS1fl9aYaNt3TbGY&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=c10100c25bb45ed2aebd418bfec198d8&oe=5D7D1FBB … *7/18/2019 UPDATES - Thanks to our friend Jack Marroney (jackmarroney@yahoo.com) from the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce (https://www.facebook.com/oldsaybrookchamber/) Classic Car Show, coming up on Sunday, September 15th, 2019, in Old Saybrook, and held in memory of Ted Aub. I wrote to him a day or so ago about whether he might need some goodie bag items for the event (they are mentioned on the flyer), and he got back to me about that, in addition to an important revision to the SHOW HOURS. Quoting from Jack's note from earlier today (and I am also posting the REVISED flyer that he also supplied): "...Hi Steve, Thanks for putting our event in the SAAC Calendar so quickly... We made a slight change in the time for the show. Instead of 11:00-3:00, we moved it to 10:00-2:00. Is it possible to make that correction in the Calendar? I've attached an updated flyer with the correct time... Also, I could use up to 100 of those SACC bottle openers for our Goodie Bags. You can send them to me... Thanks Steve for all your help... Regards, Jack..." Awesome, thanks Jack, and I'll be getting the goodie bag items out to you shortly… UPDATED FLYER - And here is the LINK TO THE UPDATED FLYER: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67179569_2330748267015342_3465840107368480768_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_oc=AQm3HaED2GuRmzJ0rRXx_c7A1wFBntbIA6ERlDqdKsYs7MuXFcWMIKIZh0PlJZW3V2M&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=64579ab7fc9570e2480e5b77980b9340&oe=5DAC644A  … (this event was added to this calendar as of 6/23/2019; important updates were added to this event listing as of 7/18/2019)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, Sunday, Branford – “…Concorso - Camp Rising Sun Carshow & Touch-A-Truck, Sunday, September 15th, 11am to 3pm, at Foote Memorial Park, 99 Melrose Avenue, Branford, CT 06405, hosted by Camp Rising Sun (on the Facebook system at: https://www.facebook.com/camprisingsun/ - and make sure you visit them and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there)…”… webmaster’s note – We found the above info posted on the Facebook system, with an event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/327562814778609/ … Additional thoughts – We attended this event last year, which I believe was the first-ever, and we had a fantastic time! We love the beautiful Foote Park venue, and they had a fantastic turnout of beautiful cars & trucks. We sure hope to be able to make it back there for this year’s version… (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/24/2019)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, Sunday, Stratford – “…Connecticut Air & Space Center Presents The Eighth Annual ‘Corsair Car Show,’ To Benefit The Sikorsky Memorial Corsair Restoration, Sunday, September 15th, 10am to 4pm (judging: 1pm; awards 3pm), at 2 Sniffens Lane, Stratford, CT (across from The Stratford Army Engine Plant)… $10 car registration (all cars welcome); $5 spectators (kids under 12 free)… See vintage aircraft & cars!...Food, prizes, 50/50 raffle, vendors… Music by Billy Lopez… www.ctairandspace.org ... Facebook.com/ctairandspace…”… More info – Here’s the official Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2140173189407718/ and here’s the link to the Official Flyer where a lot of the above info was transcribed from, as posted online by our friends the CT Seaport Car Club: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2019/corsair.jpg … Even more info – Please also be sure to check out the official Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) of the Connecticut Air & Space Center, online at: https://www.facebook.com/ctairandspace/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/24/2019)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, Sunday, Middletown – “…Route 66 Cruisers' 'Cruise Night On The River,' at Harbor Park, DeKoven Drive, Middletown, CT, 3:00pm to 7:00pm... Street rods, antiques, trucks, show cars... Donation $5 per car, raffle 50/50 at 6:00pm, trophies to be awarded, food, fun, and music... Vendors welcome, $40 per space... Show Cars follow signs to Harbor Park; spectators park at Melilli Plaza... For more information call: Lou 860-638-8234, Ken 860-759-0994, Jay 860-306-1280 ..."... webmaster's note - This info was transcribed from an ad appearing on page 66 of the July/August 2019 issue of CT Cruise News (and there are a few more details than what we've presented here); here's a picture of the ad, as-printed: https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/r270/p843x403/66825856_2314545781968924_5153584653503823872_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_eui2=AeEhnh9xI5RQADRg2jGH-Mbe2PrJob57wBvup-_VB_UwH2bYM9X-hviO82uFOZxqkKjXSWhRBEqD1meOWm7UoPK9U-EW3CMkexrMhwWQxbpWMA&_nc_oc=AQm6xoocrynUR7nOW5K54z60_ox9loqCTEGQUTul0hcJ9ZhRqEj7USETownLgAFAHk4&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=fa95a2559c128d8c1f6186d5bee37dff&oe=5DA61F47     ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/8/2019)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, Sunday, Plantsville – “…’New England Olds Club Presents The 23rd Annual All-Oldsmobile car Show – To Benefit The Shriners Hospitals For Children,’ Sunday, September 15, 2019, 9am to 3pm, held at The Southington Drive-In Theater, 995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Plantsville, CT 06479 (look for the ‘Southington Parks and Recreation’ sign)… Rain date = Sunday, September 22nd… ‘…Largest All Olds Show on the East Coast!... Free entry for all pre-1950 cars!...’… Dash plaques to the first 100 cars (including all pre-registered)… Awards in all classes… Raffle prizes… DJ music… Food & beverages… Club merchandise… Fun for all!...”… FLYER – Here’s the direct link to the Official Event Flyer that our long-time old car friend Frank Catalina posted to the “Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut” Facebook group page just a couple of days ago (and which is where we transcribed all of the above info from):  https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61637795_2199473800171014_2883114896155738112_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=34194058479d03dcc4a252222c2a6661&oe=5D8C78A1   … Even more info – Here’s the NE Olds Club’s official web site: www.neolds.com – and we also found a Facebook page for them at:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Local-Business/The-New-England-Oldsmobile-Club-NEOC-93491981833/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 6/5/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, New Britain – 2019 Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series, at the Klingberg campus, 370 Linwood Street, New Britain, CT 06052… Quoting from https://klingbergmotorcarseries.org/ , the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series official web site: “…Join us for the 2019 Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series! Featuring Grand Marshal Wayne Carini and his family… Each show is a beautiful display of antique automobiles through 1979. As our spectators have come to expect, you will find rare vintage vehicles you have never seen before. These are family-friendly events with food, music, and fun for everyone… (The list of 2019 event dates are as follow): May 18, 2019 (9:00am – noon)… June 15, 2019 (9:00am - 2:00pm; including Pre-War Concours d'Elegance)... Sept. 21, 2019 (9:00am – noon)… All proceeds benefit Klingberg Family Centers (https://klingberg.org/), a private nonprofit providing help to thousands of children and families throughout Connecticut each year whose lives have been traumatized by abuse and/or neglect in its various forms and severe family problems…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/23/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, New Britain – “The New Britain Downtown District Presents Its Thirteenth Annual Car Show…”… webmaster's note – We are pleased to provide the full transcription of the snail mailed event notice, postmarked 4/29/2019, that we received from our friend Matt Wilk of the Constitution State Classics Car Club: “…New Britain, CT, Saturday, September 21, 2019… The New Britain Downtown District presents its thirteenth annual car show. All years, makes, and models of foreign and domestic classics, street rods, and special interest vehicles welcome. Located in New Britain’s Central Park, from 9am to 3pm. Enter from Columbus to Bank Street… DJ, door prizes, and trophies… Local food vendors available… A $10 donation and 50/50 raffle benefits the New Britain Police Explorers… Vendors contact Gerry at 860-229-0878… Exhibitors contact Matt at 860-371-0868…”… Matt also enclosed a very nice cover note along with the event notice: “…I am sending our event to be added to your web site calendar. You have the best and most complete calendar of events anywhere. Thanks for all the hard work… Let’s hope we all have a wonderful season of car events!... –Matt Wilk, Constitution State Classics…”… Very much appreciate your kind words, Matt, and we do our best to try and provide the most accurate and fully-referenced event notices possible on our calendar—really appreciate your noticing the work we do!... More info – The New Britain Downtown District has an official car show page that you should also check out for more details: http://www.newbritaindd.com/downtown-car-show/ - and there is also a Facebook page for the car show that you should also make sure to visit, and “Like” (to be sure to receive future updates and announcements) online at: https://www.facebook.com/NewBritainDowntownCarShow/ … Even more info – Please be sure to check out Matt’s club, the Constitution State Classics Car Club’s Facebook page (and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re at it), online at: https://www.facebook.com/Constitution-State-Classics-Car-Club-1566712223657415/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/1/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, Chester – “…'Cruise, Blues, and Brews Festival,' 10am-4pm, at Chester Fairgrounds, 11 Kirtland Terrace, Chester, CT. Contact info: Bill Guerra bill.mortgages@yahoo.com ... '...Please join The At Risk Boys Fund at the annual Cruise, Blues, and Brews Festival on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 10am to 4pm... The "Cruise" will feature dozens of antique and unique cars. Registration begins in June at www.cruisebluesandbrews.com . Trophies will be awarded for the People's Choice Awards, as well as Presenting Sponsor Award. The car entry fee is $15 per car which includes admittance to the festival for a driver and a co-pilot. All cars are welcome to enter the show and compete for the awards... The "Blues" will include the CT Blues Society, featuring bands like Jake Kulak and the Lowdown, Vitamin B-3, Ninety Nine Degrees, Clayton Allen Blues Band, Ramblin Dan and The Other Cats, Blues on the Rocks, and Cobalt Rhythm Kings... The "Brews" will be sponsored by Connecticut's own Thimble Island Brewing Company... Visit www.atriskboysfund.org for more information about the Fund for At Risk Boys in Connecticut communities...'... webmaster's note - This info was transcribed from an highlighted text event listing appearing on page 71 of the July/August 2019 issue of CT Cruise News; here's a picture of the listing, as-printed:  https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66502410_2314556228634546_6040251381560901632_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_eui2=AeHurQ2CDUIhR5ELC6xW1oLSs2m0oZxWoAALOhTFsWebQxOxeBqrb1184igFacj5Nu3a2wCMwqyD9_V5ZSy9pTY6PjHL4xE5O77HodjVKoJtgA&_nc_oc=AQlpm4HA58iE-rqs0XHVI9wLCfTFNNwaVYU1F-taZYR2nRljy2TCn7Jh8oURjc0q1eA&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=b6e41dc3ab07e54f9910ea8d422b1fab&oe=5DA54B1C    ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/8/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, Deep River – “…Deep River Historical Society Presents The First Annual Oprhan Cars - At The 25th Annual Family Day – Sponsored By Deep River Merchants, Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10am to 2pm, at the Deep River Historical Society, 245 Main Street, Deep River, CT 06417… No entry fee, no spectator free, people’s choice award, 50/50 raffle… More info: Cameron Taylor at 860-526-4970…”… More info – Here’s the dedicated Hemmings event listing page (which includes a copy of the flyer): https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=55595 … Even more info – Here’s the dedicated Deep River Merchants’ event page: http://www.deeprivermerchants.com/2019-orphan-cars/ … And here’s a Facebook event page also: https://www.facebook.com/events/627587561032006/ … More useful links – Deep River Historical Society: http://deepriverhistoricalsociety.org/ … Deep River Merchants: http://www.deeprivermerchants.com/ - and they are also on Facebook (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like”) at: https://www.facebook.com/DeepRiverMerchants/ ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/25/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, Bridgeport – “…East End Yacht Club Presents The 7th Annual Car & Bike Show, Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10am to 3pm, at East End Yacht Club, 104 Bay Street, Bridgeport, CT 06607… Beautiful setting on the water… No Cut-Off Year… Drivers $10 to enter; free admission to the public… Trophies, ballot voting, raffles, pool table, shuffle board… Indoor bar (A/C), outdoor bar, music, live band 3-7pm… Info: Bob Silk 203-261-8020…”… More info – Please be sure to view the Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/412411832667219/ ...   (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/25/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, Southington – “…The Arc of Southington’s 1st Annual Car, Truck, & Bike Show, Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10am to 2pm, at Southington Drive-In, 995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington, CT… No cut-off year!... Trophies!... Music by DJ Doug and Jo Ann… Show ar admission $10; free general admission… Sponsors & Vendors welcome—contact The Arc of Southington (a 501-c-3 non-profit agency) at 860-628-9220… All proceeds benefit The Arc of Southington programs (The Arc of Southington, 201 W. Main Street, Plantsville, CT), www.arcsouthington.org …”… More info – Please be sure to view the flyer from which all of the above was transcribed (there are even more event details shown on the flyer), that was posted by our friend John Bajumpaa on the SAAC’s Facebook page—here is the direct LINK TO THE FLYER: https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66812638_2361252900792267_3878878238822367232_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_eui2=AeHEXDwTeocc1yctFNt2syqH7-dxSMClRU_cK-s7CPhcT0erH4kYBUaK42rf1V6wr2sAl9wtDUwhPgORFJUIoxJMShKJKepv_LoQT6ZbvMOIeg&_nc_oc=AQn4xXOudjs4ugItixy2AtzT5eOcJeckw2fHIcLvjIzZz6pZBTvPmf4RZ4Cgry41owU&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=01b6a762c064f6f007ed594fa2bbc707&oe=5DE48E1F ...   (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/25/2019)

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019, Saturday, Old Saybrook – “…Vintage Car Display at the front of The Kate Theater – Part of Old Saybrook Annual Community Day, Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1pm to 4pm… webmaster’s note – We received a very nice e-mail dated 7/31/2019 from Heather McNeil of Old Saybrook Youth and Family Services, with the subject line “Old Saybrook Community Day 9/21 1-4 p.m.”… Heather wrote: “…Hello, I was given your contact information by Nancy and Dave Cardone.  We are holding our Annual Community Day on the OS Town Green 9/21, and trying to appeal to folks of all ages, felt that perhaps having some vintage cars would be a draw for adults to attend.  Would you be able to get the word out to anyone who may want to attend?  The cars are typically parked in front of The Kate theater, right alongside Main Street… Anyone who is interested could call Wendy Mill at 860-510-5050, or email her at wendy.mill@oldsaybrookct.gov … Thank you for your time!... Heather…”… Sounds cool, thanks Heather & Wendy! And thanks Nancy and David Cardone too for the reference!... More info – I did a little bit of google searching and found this info page about Old Saybrook CommUNITY Day, online at: https://www.oldsaybrookct.gov/youth-and-family-services/news/community-day-sept-21 ... I also noticed that “The Kate” theater (The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, ref: https://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/) is directly adjacent to the Old Saybrook Town Green, where the Community Day festivities are held. What a cool idea to incorporate some vintage cars into the scene! I hope that there may be some folks who are interested in doing this, and please don’t hesitate to contact Wendy Mill at the contact phone or e-mail listed in Heather’s original notice! Thanks again Heather and Wendy!...  Even more info – Old Saybrook Youth and Family Services on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/osyfs/ - and also at the town’s web site: https://www.oldsaybrookct.gov/youth-and-family-services … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/31/2019)

SEPTEMBER 22, 2019, Sunday, Rocky Hill – “…14th Annual Rocky Hill Food Pantry Car Show… Sunday, September 22nd (rain date September 29), 11:00am - 3:00pm, at Michel Angelo's Plaza, 825 Cromwell Avenue (Rt. 3), Rocky Hill.  Show car entry fee is $10 worth of non-perishable food items or $10 cash. Classics (domestic & foreign), Street Rods, Customs, Antiques, Old and New Muscle welcome.  Oldies music will be played for your enjoyment, food will be available onsite and selected giveaways will be offered.   For additional information call Connecticut Street Legends at 860-383-6131…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our old car friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net) for sending us an e-mail heads up about this wonderful-sounding event! Rick also referenced also the following web site, where we assume the event listing was first published: http://www.connecticutstreetlegends.org/our-shows.html ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/10/2019)

SEPTEMBER 22, 2019, Sunday, East Haven – “…Knights of Columbus Our Lady Of The Rosary #3300 9th Annual Knights of Columbus #3300 Fr. Shanley Scholarship Car Show, Sunday, September 22, 2019, 9am to 2pm, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 355 Foxon Road (Route 80), East Haven, CT 06513… Antique & Classic Cars & Trucks, all are welcome… Awards at 1pm… $12 registration; dash plaques for first 100 cars… Breakfast & lunch available… Come and enjoy a wonderful day for a great cause!... Joe Strilbyckij 203-468-6588, or KOC3300CARSHOW@gmail.com …”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from a listing we found on the Connecticut section of the SpecialInterest.com web site’s car shows section, ref: http://www.specialinterest.com/siv_events.cfm ... We have been to this event in the past and have always enjoyed ourselves!...  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/25/2019)

SEPTEMBER 22, 2019, Sunday, Simsbury – “…2019 Simsbury Fly-In, Car show & Food Truck Fest, Sunday, September 22, 2019, 8am to 4pm, at Simsbury Airport, 94 Wolcott Road, Simsbury, CT 06070… ‘…Join us for the largest event of its kind in New England featuring over 100+ aircraft, 450+ classic cars, 24+ food truck vendors, 50+ craft/display vendors, seminars, events for all ages, and much more!...’ …”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from the official Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/simsbury-airport/2019-simsbury-fly-in-car-show-food-truck-fest/423152108455770/); and would like to add that we’ve been to this event a few times in the past and it’s positively awesome! ...  (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/25/2019)

SEPTEMBER 22, 2019, Sunday, East Greenwich (RHODE ISLAND) – “…’Antique Fire Truck Show – Sponsored by the Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society,’ Sunday, September 22, 2019, 10am to 3pm, at New England Tech East Greenwich Campus; for GPS directions, use: 1408 Division Road, East Greenwich, RI… Admission is free—however we will be collecting new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to needy children during the holidays… Free parking… Burgers, hot dogs, soft drinks, provided by the Providence Canteen… Entertainment by Joe Vingi of Pleasure Sounds Unlimited… For more information on the show, e-mail: RIAFAS_SECRETARY@cox.net and web site: www.RIAFAS.org …”… webmaster’s note – All of the above info was transcribed directly off of the printed Official Flyer that our antique fire truck friend John Kuzminski from Killingworth sent us in a snail mail postmarked 5/14/2019—thanks again John! I also took the liberty of scanning a good copy of the flyer, and uploading it to the SAAC’s Facebook page, where you can view it now at the following direct link: https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60443530_2224226907667479_890357410634399744_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=f30ed4c04a7a9bbf4080b1a84d1b6081&oe=5D730918 … Even more info – And here’s the official web site for the Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society: https://riafas.org/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/17/2019)

SEPTEMBER 28, 2019, Saturday, Seymour – “…Morning Star Lodge #47 Presents the 3rd Annual Car Show – to Support Seymour High School Car Club, Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10am to 2pm, at Seymour High School, 2 Botsford Road, Seymour, CT 06483… Rain date = Sunday, September 29th, 2019, 10am to 2pm… Still only $10, with no cut-off, and all proceeds go back to the kids… Live music from the Performing Art and Dance Team Demo… Custom-made trophies, with AJ from WPLR Special Award… Food Trucks, Lucky Dog and Rita’s Pitas… Real restroom on site… Any questions, call Jim Rafferty at 203-414-5096…”… FLYER – There is a copy of the Official Flyer for this event (from which all of the above info was transcribed) presented on the dedicated WPLR Community Events page at: http://www.wplr.com/amp-events/morning-star-lodge-47-3rd-annual-car-show/ … Additional thoughts – I was very pleased to have made it out to this car show for the first time last year, and had a positively fantastic time! It was a very big, and well-run show, and with a real positive spirit, I’m sure thanks to the involvement of the Morning Star Lodge #47 folks, and, of course, the STUDENTS! Hope to make it back out to Seymour again this year!... Additional useful info links – Please make sure to visit the Morning Star Lodge #47’s Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/MSL47Seymour/?rf=1453167921573026 – and I just discovered that they also put together a Facebook event page for this car show, also on the Facebook system, at: https://www.facebook.com/events/411190569614970/ . And here’s also the link to the Morning Star Lodge #47’s official web site: https://lodge047.ctfreemasons.net/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/1/2019)

SEPTEMBER 29, 2019, Saturday, Branford – “2nd Annual Ride for JP Poker Run”… Quoting from the Facebook info page https://www.facebook.com/rideforjp/ : “…Save the date everyone! We are happy to confirm that the 2nd Annual Ride for JP Poker Run will be taking place September 29th 2019. Things will kick off at the Branford Elks Lodge. Stay tuned for more details to come in the next few weeks including ticket sales!...” (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/10/2019)

OCTOBER 5, 2019, Saturday, Branford – “…Branford Yacht Club Car & Truck Show to Benefit The Wounded Warrior Project, Saturday, October 5th, 2019 (Rain Date = October 6th)…  Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm… Where: Branford Yacht Club (Main Parking Lot), 39 Good Sell Point Road, Branford, CT 06405… Donation: $10 per car (includes hot dog, chips, and drink, for driver)… Spectators: Free entrance to show (a $5 donation per adult is appreciated for the Wounded Warrior Project)… DJ, 50/50 raffle, trophies, huge parking lot, food… All car clubs, makes & models are welcome… For info contact: Bill at wcapozzi@comcast.net or Frank at telman3042@aol.com …”… webmaster’s note – All of the above info was transcribed directly from a flyer that Frank Wojcik (telman3042@aol.com) sent us via e-mail on 7/3/2019, with the following note: “…Would like to have this on your SAAC calendar page. Let me know if you need any other information. Thanks. –Frank Wojcik…”… Sounds great, Frank, we are so pleased to help spread the word about this great sounding event, benefiting such a fantastic good cause! And right in Branford, in a wonderfully beautiful spot too, no less!... Branford Yacht Club Info – Please be sure to visit the Branford Yacht Club’s official web site: https://www.branfordyc.org/ and also their Facebook page (be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/branfordyc ... FLYER – And the Official Event Flyer that Frank sent us we also took the liberty of uploading to the SAAC’s Facebook page, and the following link will take you directly to it:  https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/65686419_2305872706169565_2889386866962857984_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_oc=AQl_GUZKsHtoYZW4mLBFYyq0Dc3PTw9tc--Iy_ETHIOBZT8wJOJIth8qwWgUAGiFsp8&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=a29817408258e371dde0a1a89f265233&oe=5DADB5DC   … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/3/2019)

OCTOBER 5, 2019, Saturday, Groton – “…The 1st Annual ‘Mystic Wings and Wheels’… October 5th, 2019, at the Groton-New London Airport (155 Tower Avenue, Groton, CT 06340, ref: https://ctairports.org/airports/groton-newlondon/contact/) ... Registration is FREE, but you MUST register your car prior to October 1st, 2019, at https://mysticwingsandwheels.com/ to be allowed to drive onto the airport ramp & park next to the planes!... Fun for the whole family – aviation lectures, automotive clinics, food trucks, prizes, and much more!... FLYER – Thanks to our friend John Bajumpaa from CT Council of Car Clubs for passing along the official flyer via their Facebook page, which we shared to the SAAC Facebook page as well—and here is the Direct Flyer Link: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67782068_2378430505578831_8498943837228498944_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_oc=AQnfa7nIkofmzWXO3HtOIXG1OEf9OlhMqB1wOyoyhdzO7BP3a4wbdY6T_wu2FGQAlfg&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=969e71c8488e3a0c166cc227d782e134&oe=5DA270CA … (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/6/2019)

OCTOBER 5, 2019, Saturday, Willington – “…17th Annual Willington Car Show… Saturday, October 5th (rain dates October 12 or 13), 10:00am - 3:00pm, at the Willington Town Green located on Rt. 74.  Presented by the Town of Willington and the Connecticut Street Legends. This show supports the Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation which provides college scholarships to children of Marines and federal law enforcement officers who were killed on duty. Show care entry fee is $10.00.  Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 show cars and trophies will be awarded.   Oldies music will be played for your enjoyment and food will be available onsite… Directions: take I-84 to exit 69, turn onto Rt. 74 towards Willington and follow approximately 2.5 miles. The Town Green will be on your left… For additional information call Joe at 860-429-5475, or Connecticut Street Legends 860-383-6131…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our old car friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net) for sending us an e-mail heads up about this wonderful-sounding event! Rick also referenced also the following web site, where we assume the event listing was first published: http://www.connecticutstreetlegends.org/our-shows.html ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/10/2019)

OCTOBER 9-12, 2019, Wednesday-Saturday, Hershey (PENNSYLVANIA) – Hershey Region AACA presents The AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet at Hershey, PA (a.k.a.: “Hershey Holy Week”)… Flea Market & Car Corral = Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday; Car Show = Saturday only… Admission is free to all spectators… For more information check out the Hershey region at http://hershey.aaca.com/ …”… Additional info – Here’s also the official Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/604163130105757/ - and also make sure to visit the Hershey Region’s Facebook page as well (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) at: https://www.facebook.com/Hershey-Region-AACA-160938227293161/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/17/2019)

OCTOBER 12, 2019, Saturday, South Glastonbury – Hot Rod Fall Out XIV, Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10am to 4pm, at Glastonbury Elks 2202, 98 Woodland Street, South Glastonbury, CT 06073. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2706852102873557/ … “… Join us for our 14th year of the Hot Rod Fall Out. New England’s premier traditional hot rod & custom car show… *1963 & Older Traditional Styled Vehicles Only*… Hot Rods* Customs* Race Car * Antiques (stock is cool)… 100’s of cars, live music, vendors, food and much more… $10 per person/Gates at 10am… Rain Date(s) Oct 13th and/or Oct 20th … www.hotrodfallout.com …”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 12/20/2018)

OCTOBER 13, 2019, Sunday, Branford – The Town of Branford is Hosting this year’s ‘Greater New Haven Annual Columbus Day Parade,’ Sunday, October 13th, 2019, 1:00pm… webmaster’s note - We were driving old cars in the Branford Memorial Day Parade this past Monday, May 27th, 2019, and were near the group in the parade representing the annual Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade, ref: https://www.columbusdaynewhaven.org/ (& also the Branford 375th Committee, http://www.branford375.com/), and during a brief pause in the parade, someone from their group handed us a Cover Letter from Jamie Cosgrove (Branford First Selectman,https://www.facebook.com/jamie.cosgrove.904), and a parade group registration form. It appears there will be a very big Columbus Day Parade happening in Branford on Sunday, October 13th, 2019. My own family's annual Hershey fall meet plans will prevent us from being involved, but posting scans of these documents here in case anyone has any interest in, say, organizing an antique car group for the parade, or anything like that… LINKS TO SCANNED FORMS – Please review (and suggest downloading and printing out copies for yourself) Cover letter from Branford First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove = https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61931090_2244922005597969_3069192610498215936_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=0aab5dae7bcbedfb82976ba491205e9a&oe=5D9C1F55 … Parade Group Registration Form = https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61428942_2244922375597932_4879314875274231808_o.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=d713034be77a0d2a7d47cf15515d7f57&oe=5D51716C … (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/30/2019)

OCTOBER 20, 2019, Sunday, Thomaston to ???The CVA's 21st Annual Fall Foliage Cruise… Quoting from the official 2019 Connecticut Volkswagen Association events list that CVA President Bill Arute (williamarute@sbcglobal.net) sent us on 2/5/2019: "...The CVA’s 21th Annual Fall Foliage Cruise, from 9am to ??? Cruise will start at the intersection of Rt6 & Rt8 commuter parking lot next to Dunkin Donuts, 369 East Main St. Thomaston 06787. This is a rain or shine event. There will be a dinner after the cruise for those who are interested. Come and enjoy the fall colors with us. For additional info please contact: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or Jeff McBride jeff@ctvwa.org..."... For more info - Please be sure to check out the CVA's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/275887482483748/ and/or visit their official web site at: http://www.ctvwa.org/ ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/13/2019)

OCTOBER 26, 2019, Saturday, Farmington – “…2nd Annual Farmington & Avon Fire Department Car Show… Saturday, October 26 (rain date October 27th),11:00am - 3:00pm, at 1690 New Britain Avenue, Farmington. Presented by the Farmington and Avon Fire Departments in coordination with the Connecticut Street Legends. Show car and spectator donations appreciated. Proceeds will be used to help fund the Live Fire Training Facility for the fire fighters who serve and protect the towns of Farmington and Avon. Dash plaques will be given to show cars and trophies will be awarded. Classics (domestic & foreign), Street Rods, Customs, Antiques, Old and New Muscle welcome. Oldies music will be played for your enjoyment, food will be available onsite and selected giveaways will be offered. No alcohol allowed at this show. For additional information and interested vendors call 860-675-2534…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our old car friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net) for sending us an e-mail heads up about this wonderful-sounding event! Rick also referenced also the following web site, where we assume the event listing was first published: http://www.connecticutstreetlegends.org/our-shows.html ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 7/10/2019)

NOVEMBER 10 32019, Sunday, Bristol – Connecticut Street Rod Association Presents: 28th Annual CSRA Fall Swap Meet… Quoting from the CSRA web site’s coming events page (http://www.csra.org/pages/events_list.php): “…28th Annual CSRA Fall Swap Meet, November 10, 2019 (editor’s note – We just discovered a post from a couple of days ago (posted 8/8/2019) on Facebook by the CSRA indicating: “New Date: November 10th, 2019,” so we are updating this listing immediately) November 3, 2019… CSRA presents it's 28th Annual Fall Swap Meet. It will be held on November 10, 2019 November 3rd, 2019 in the Lake Compounce parking lot, 186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT 06010. 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM, rain or shine. There is no pre-registration, all spots are first come first served basis. Plenty of spots available. No one has ever been turned away. Saturday set-ups are ok but no staying overnight. The parking lot is lit and secure… Saturday set-up is from 10am to 4:30pm. If you set up on Saturday you will get a pass to come back in on Sunday but will have to park in Spectator Parking. Sunday morning you must walk to your spot due to Insurance Regulations. You may NOT drive to your pre set-up area Sunday morning! You will be able to drive to your spot on Sunday afternoon after 2:00 PM to pick-up your stuff. Anyone who has to leave early must see a CSRA member for assistance… There are 3 Parts pick-up areas. CSRA Members will assist anyone picking up parts… Vendor spots are $40.00 each. Spots are 15'w x 22'lg (Example: truck & trailer may need 2-3 or more spots) please measure to see how spots are needed… Spectators $10.00 per person. Kids under 12 free… Cars for Sale $30.00 car & driver only + additional $30.00 for trailers. Also you may unload trailers on Saturday only!!!! NOT Sunday!!!!... NO PETS ALLOWED (except service animals) all other pets will be turned away with no refund!!!!... There are hotel rooms available in the area, go to Hotels-Bristol CT to find rooms… Take exit 31 off of I-84, from either direction, and follow the signs to the swap meet.?More info, call 203-697-9113…”… *8/13/2019 UPDATES – We have updated the event date for this listing in accordance with a new poster that the CSRA folks posted on Facebook. As far as we can see, nothing else about the event listing has changed except for the date. FLYER – Here’s the direct link to the updated-date flyer from Facebook: https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67738816_2820575747957360_4037820916724400128_o.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQlG-0C0C8M85nmGZD2uJcJCPTYKGriQBn9n64f0QankAVsd8YeZHbPbwAKdM-W_7Ec&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=0faa12b8d71cfcd8d2eaa5a61988bdaa&oe=5DCD2A93  … (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/3/2019; updated event date incorporated into this event listing as of 8/13/2019)

DECEMBER 1, 2019, Sunday, WestbrookThe CVA's "Last Hurrah"… Quoting from the official 2019 Connecticut Volkswagen Association events list that CVA President Bill Arute (williamarute@sbcglobal.net) sent us on 2/5/2019: "...The CVA’s “Last Hurrah” Address: 401 Seaside Ave. 06498. Are you crazy enough to go to a VW event in December? Weather permitting we will be gathering again at the Westbrook Town Beach from noon to 3. Afterwards we are invited to participate in the Westbrook Tree Lighting Parade, decorating is encouraged! Contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 or bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org for more info..."... For more info - Please be sure to check out the CVA's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/275887482483748/ and/or visit their official web site at: http://www.ctvwa.org/ ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/13/2019)

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CRUISE NIGHTS (& Other Recurring Car Gatherings) 

IMPORTANT: Since the world of Cruise Night listings seems to be especially filled with old, out-of-date information--which has, on occasion, led to frustrating drives to non-existent cruises (we speak from direct personal experience!)--we've decided to do our best to only list confirmed listings (though we still urge you to call ahead before making any long trips, since we cannot guarantee anything), which we'll clearly highlight with a noticeable color--we have been alternating red and fuchsia in recent years to highlight the most recent years' listings. *12/17/2018 UPDATE - back to RED for the new 2019 listings!!... Anyway, now that it's the New Year, if you have any confirmed 2019 cruise event listings, please send us yours--especially those Shoreline-oriented, for inclusion here--Thanks!... Please do be very careful to note that some of last year's 2017 listings are still here--we have NO INFORMATION about whether or not the 2017 listings are still valid or not, but we are leaving them in place for now, in case they might be useful for reference/who to contact to request 2019 info from, etc... Finally, when you see a listing prefaced with (old listing), that means it's from 2017 or earlier--in other words, really old, and probably unreliable info...

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SUNDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 4/28/2019), Hebron (confirmed for 2019) - The Gear Head Mafia Car Club of Connecticut's Ted's IGA of Hebron 2019 Cruise Nights... (starts) Sunday, April 28th at 4pm, benefit for Austin Villar... Other dates: Sunday, May 26th at 4pm... Sunday, July 28th at 6pm... Sunday, August 25th at 6pm... Sunday, September 29th at 6pm... Sunday, October 27th at 3pm, 'Cruisin' for Boobies & Halloween Bash'... Ted's IGA, 127 Main Street, Hebron, CT 06248... For more info - http://www.gearheadmafia.org/ and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/GearHeadMafiaCt/ - where the FLYER from which all of the above info came is at: https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/52387439_2034002593303230_992544062814814208_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=f700883230c6b6ceb90ffe6e40f897dc&oe=5D190008 …(this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/28/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SUNDAYS (second Sunday of the month, June thru September; starts 6/9/2019), Killingworth (confirmed for 2019) - “Parmelee Farm Cruisers’ Car & Truck Cruise of 2019”… Quoting from the Parmelee Farm Cruisers’ official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/CruisersAtParmeleeFarm/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): “…Our 1st Car & Truck Cruise of 2019 will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 3-5 pm at Parmelee Farm, followed by a Free Concert at the Pavilion from 5-7 pm. Hopefully if you attended last year, you'll return for this seasons Car & Truck cruise and Free Concerts on the 2nd Sunday of each month June-Sept. If you haven't joined us yet, mark your calendar and plan on it for this year and bring some friends!!! Always a fun time to get together!...”... Location – Parmelee Farm is located at 465 Route 81, Killingworth, CT… More info – Here is the Facebook event page for the June 9th date: https://www.facebook.com/events/2281881898717400/ … Even more info - Here is the official Parmelee Farm web site: http://parmeleefarm.org/ and their info/directions page is at: http://parmeleefarm.org/contact/  … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/30/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SUNDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 6/23/2019), New London (confirmed for 2019) - "The Texas Roadhouse of New London’s 4th Annual Car Shows!"... Quoting from the flyer we saw recently posted on Facebook by our friends the Southeastern Connecticut Mustang Club (https://www.facebook.com/SCMC1/) : “…Texas Roadhouse Car Show… Texas Roadhouse in New London will be hosting our 4th Annual Car Shows. Join us on the following Sundays: June 23rdJuly 21stAugust 18thSeptember 29thOctober 20th (‘Trick or Trunk’)… No cut off—Everyone is welcome!... Pick of the night will receive a $30 dinner for 2 voucher… Any questions please call Ali Cat, cell 860-941-0954… Sundays, 4pm… Texas Roadhouse, 400 South Frontage Road, New London, CT… 860-437-1510…”… FLYER - Here's the link to the Official Flyer provided by the SCMC-ers, where we got all of the above info: https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/65055484_2450084698347295_368392964319215616_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQmHQFWYhC6djlndKFLdRrYFQuZnB-1iiL3FqcwHiKDjSa_karxt9M5sFnlPRRAhwHg&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=a10ba7df45dfba35966dd7416a2afb8c&oe=5DC4B3E4   ... Additional thoughts - We have attended the Texas Roadhouse Roundup car show at the New London Shopping Center in the past, and it's a wonderful event, in a great location, with tons of great cars and friendly folks--we definitely look forward to getting back out there this season! Thanks to the great folks at Texas Roadhouse New London! Please make sure you visit their Facebook page and give 'em a "Like!" - https://www.facebook.com/txrhNewLondonCT/ ... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/23/2019)

(Updated for 2018) SUNDAYS (“May to October”), Monroe (confirmed for 2018) - “…'Big Frank’s Car Cruise-In at Bella Rosa Pizzeria Ristorante,' 12 to 4pm, at Bella Rosa Pizzeria Ristorante (“Voted #1 Pizza in Monroe”), 500 Monroe Tpke. (Rt. 111), Monroe, CT, May to October… Music, 50/50, giveaways… ‘…Lovin’ Pizza and Burnin’ Rubber…’…” webmaster’s note – This info came from the 2018 Bella Rosa Monroe Tuesday and Sunday car cruises flyer: https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30741619_1891561867534100_4277695158033580032_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=a0343674de791ae3829d4afeb3c8b1aa&oe=5B56EAC4 – The flyer was posted by Melissa Mekdeci (https://www.facebook.com/melissa.mekdeci.9) on 4/18/2017 to the “Local Cruise Nights and Car Shows” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/374305239630477/ - thanks again Melissa for the heads up!... Additional info - And don’t forget “Little Will’s Car Cruise-In” that happens on Tuesdays, 5 to 9pm, also “May to October,” as indicated on the same flyer… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/18/2018)

(Updated for 2018) SUNDAYS (see the list of specific dates in the listing), North Haven (confirmed for 2018) - “Dino’s Seafood of North Haven Summer Car Show,” at Dino’s Seafood, 540 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT, 4pm-onward… Low Rider Oldies, Vinyl Sets, Guest DJs… Open to all cars—free admission, outdoor seating…” The following upcoming event dates (we’ve already missed May 20th and June 10th)  are listed on the Official Flyer, that we just found posted on Facebook a couple of days ago: Sunday, June 24th… Sunday, July 8th… Sunday, July 22nd… Sunday, August 12th… Sunday, August 26th… Sunday, September 9th… Additional info – Here’s the URL of the flyer that was posted on The Doo Wop Cruisers’ Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/The-DooWop-Cruisers-850763601737049/), by Kevin Lennon, Sr., on June 10th, 2018: https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34985048_10211866019866438_4250288065479704576_o.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=AeF-ZKhQvsbEw_Tl4G8b-mQabsV_iOOW_5FW6PawgBr1glO0Y8_CGA_2X1_I3esC949UaZFIOR10m9PTyp0cEpanBYP2cpbxQOLLz8qFw6LIdw&oh=34affc94663e400482af8b34654471a2&oe=5BB48E6E … (and we may try to upload a copy of that flyer to our server as well, if we can manage it)… FLYER Link - In case you are not Facebook-compatible, we also uploaded a copy of the Official Flyer  to our own server, where you can view it now at this link: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/2018DinosSeafoodNorthHavenSundayCruiseNites.jpg ...  Even more additional info – Here’s the official Facebook page for Dino’s Seafood of North Haven (please check out their page, and give them a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/dinosseafood/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/12/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) MONDAYS (starts 5/6/2019), North Haven (confirmed for 2019) - “…The Doo Wop Cruisers North Haven Shopping Plaza Monday Cruise Night…”… Quoting from the 2/14/2019 post on The Doo Wop Cruisers car club’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/The-DooWop-Cruisers-850763601737049/ - and make sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): “…Guess what time it is?  That’s right, Cruise Night will start again on May 6th, at North Haven Shopping Plaza on Washington Street, North Haven! See ya al there! Yeahhhhh!!...”… webmaster’s note – Sounds great to us! We have been to this event many times, both as a spectator, and as a participant! The people are friendly, and the cars are great! Can’t wait to get back to North Haven again for more cruisin’ fun in 2019!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/11/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) MONDAYS (see the listing for actual dates), New London (confirmed for 2019) - Ocean Beach Park of New London’s “98.7 WNLC Classic Car Cruise Night”… Ocean Beach Park, 98 Neptune Ave, New London, CT 06320… Quoting from the event description provided on the OBP web site “Park Events” page (https://ocean-beach-park.com/park-events/): “…Cruise Night - Monday Evenings… “…Every Monday evening, Classic Hits 98.7 WNLC sponsors Ocean Beach Park’s “Cruise Night” show Enjoy a parade of antique cars and other interesting vehicles and the sounds of a Live DJ spinning classic music. Parking and admission is free.  There are ride wrist band specials, as well as waterslide and mini golf specials as well…”… webmaster’s note - Speaking for myself, I’ve been to the OBP summertime cruise nights several times over the years, and it’s always a wonderful laid-back beach vibe, with great cars, and friendly people. It is absolutely one of my favorite summertime car-things-to-do! The reason we are getting this onto our calendar in a timely manner is also thanks to a very nice e-mail heads-up that we just received; quoting from the e-mail from our Southeastern CT old car friend Clem Brown (lxxvtr6@aol.com), with the subject line “Ocean Beach Cruise Night Schedule,” that was dated 4/9/2019: “…Hi Steve, Ocean Beach just published their official schedule - cruise nights start Monday, May 20th and run every Monday through September 9th. In case folks aren't familiar, it's free for everyone to get in after 5 PM but if you just tell them at the booth you're participating in the cruise night, they will let you in for free any time after 4 PM… Thought you would want to know for the calendar. Schedule is attached… Best... Clem…”… Fantastic, thanks so much, Clem! Clem provided a copy of the entire season’s-worth of OBP events, and I believe I was able to locate all of the 2019 Dates for the OBP Monday Cruise Nights—they are as follows: May 20th … May 27th … June 3rd … June 10th … June 17th … June 24th… July 1st … July 8th … July 15th … July 22nd … July 29th … August 5th … August 12th … August 19th … August 26th … September 2nd … September 9th … And there you have it! This schedule is also viewable online at the OBP 2019 Summer Entertainment Schedule page, located online at: http://ocean-beach-park.com/park-info/links/ - and as always, be aware it is noted that the schedule is subject to change, and advice to watch the OBP Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/OceanBeachParkNewLondon/) for updates and cancellations... More info – Please be sure to visit and “Like” the Ocean Beach Park Facebook page, online at: https://www.facebook.com/OceanBeachParkNewLondon/ … And please also do the same for 98.7 WNLC at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/987WNLC/ - and also check their main web site out at: https://www.wnlc.com/… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/10/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) MONDAYS (starts 5/20/2019), Southington (confirmed for 2019) - “Crystal Bees Southington 2019 Monday Night Car Cruise,” 4:30-8:00pm, Monday, May 20th, 2019, at Crystal Bees, 240 Spring Street, Southington, CT 06489… Quoting from the Hemmings event listing (https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=55140) for this season opening event: “…STARTING MAY 20TH , 2019 MONDAY NIGHT CAR CRUISE AT CRYSTAL BEES 240 SPRING ST, SOUTHINGTON, CT 06489. 4:30 -8PM 50/50... trophies. .. door prizes... and every Monday night a 25.00 gas card to one lucky driver. . Our cruise night runs until Sept 2, 2019. For more information you can contact 860-614-3068... JoAnn… Cost: no charge… To Register: or call JoAnn York at 860-614-3068 (there is also an e-mail link provided in the Hemmings event listing: https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=55140)…”... Sounds cool! Not sure how long thru the season this event lasts, but you can obviously contact the organizers for more info…. Additional resources – Crystal Bees’ official web site: https://www.crystalbees.com/ and also Crystal Bees’ Facebook page (make sure you visit and give ‘em a “Like “ while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/crystalbeessouthington/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/27/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) MONDAYS (third of each month, May thru September; starts 5/20/2019), Willimantic (confirmed for 2019) - “Willimantic Elks 'Oldies But Goodies Classic Car Cruise Nights',” Third Monday of each month, May, June, July, August, and September, at Willimantic Elks Lodge, 198 Pleasant Street, Willimantic, CT 06226... "...Our third year!... Open to all Classic Cars!... Awards!... Free to participants and spectators... Music by Gary Pomo: 'The P'OM'... Refreshments and food available... No animals allowed except registered service dogs... Questions? Contact Lenny Incandella 860-428-7733..."... webmaster's note - Thanks to our friend Sharon Gorgone Incandella (https://www.facebook.com/sharon.incandella) for posting the flyer for this event to the "Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts - Connecticut" Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291/), which is where all of the above info was transcribed directly from... FLYER - And here's the direct link to the flyer that Sharon posted: https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/59986142_10215086407381610_6262273922016739328_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=cb45fc0d63d4e7a6b31ebd8a59f43cf0&oe=5D5606F9 ... Even more info - Assuming we are reading our 2019 calendar correctly, here are the actual dates that correspond to the "Third Monday of Each Month": May 20th ... June 17th ... July 15th ... August 19th ... and September 16th ... And there you have it!...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2019)

(Updated for 2018) MONDAYS (starts 4/30/2018), Bolton (confirmed for 2018) - “…’Fish Family Farm Car Cruise - Mondays at 5:00,’ 20 Dimock Lane, Bolton, CT—Just off Route 85… ‘…All makes and models welcome… They sell some of the best ice cream around!...’ Starting April 30th… ‘…We will be raising money for lymphoma doing a 50/50…’…” webmaster’s note – We very much appreciate our friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net) sending us along the heads-up and flyer for this wonderful sounding event! Rick’s accompanying note from his e-mail correspondence dated 2/23/2018 read: “…New car cruise… This is just up the hill (half mile) from Bolton Motors, across from the old Treat’s Trees Farm…” Sounds great—thanks Rick! And we also took the liberty of uploading the flyer that Rick provided to our server, where you can view it online now at the following clickable link: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/2018FishFamilyFarmMondayCarCruiseBoltonFlyer.jpg ... Additional info – Please be sure to visit and “Like” the Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/fishfamilyfarmcreamery/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/25/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) TUESDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 5/7/2019), Chesterfield (confirmed for 2019) - First Tuesday Natures Art Yester Year Car Cruise… The following info comes from the OldRide.com page: https://www.oldride.com/events/5701948.html: “…First Tuesday Natures Art Yester Year Car Cruise… May 7, 2019 – September 3, 2019… Chesterfield, CT… ‘…First Tuesday Cruise, Nature's Art (The Dinosaur Place), Yesteryear of Oakdale Auto Club, Rt. 85, 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Oakdale, CT 06370, CT, 5:00 pm- -8:00 pm… Pre-1978 Vehicles, Classic and Antique Cars and Antique Drivers too!... Rain Date following Thursday… Concessions, food, beverages, ice cream, trophies, live DJ and fantastic raffle prizes, antique museum… Up to 300 cars, 3 lots of parking... (List of dates): May 7… June 4… July 2… August 6… September 3, 2019… Coordinator details: Lawrence Erhart 860-460-2287…’…”… Additional info - Yesteryear of Oakdale Car Club - https://www.facebook.com/groups/102589163413912/ … Lawrence (Larry) Erhart - https://www.facebook.com/larry.erhart … Nature's Art/The Dinosaur Place - https://www.facebook.com/thedinosaurplace/ and/or - http://naturesartvillage.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 12/17/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) TUESDAYS (starts 5/14/2019; May 14th thru October 1st), Cheshire (confirmed for 2019) - “…Wayback Burger of Cheshire Tuesday Cruise Nights for 2019…”… Tuesday Cruise, (starts) May 14th, 2019… Wayback Burger, every Tuesday, 5pm-8pm, May 14th thru October 1st, 2019… 957 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410… Call: Norm LeClair at 203-228-3465…”… webmaster’s note – We found this event listed on the Hemmings web site, at this dedicated info page: https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=55075 … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/21/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) TUESDAYS (starts 5/7/2019; every other Tuesday, see listing for actual dates), Berlin (confirmed for 2019) - “…’Over The Hill Gang Connecticut Presents Summer Cruisin’ at Pep Boys,’ every other Tuesday starting May 7th, 2019, 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at Pep Boys, 44 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037… List of dates, weather permitting (Note: no rain dates; see their Facebook page for cancellations): May 7th … May 21st … June 4th … June 18th … July 9th … July 23rd … August 6th … August 20th … September 10th … September 24th … October 1st … October 15th … Please no booze or burnouts…”… webmaster's note – We were pleased to relate the above excerpted details from the Official Flyer that our friends the Over The Hill Gang Connecticut posted on the Facebook system—make sure to see the flyer for more event details—here is the direct flyer link: https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/57258242_2628083123933188_7407218031677407232_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=c8f9f2289fd695cff2d8f3253727b01b&oe=5D774B5A … And for additional info & updates – Please be sure to visit and “Like” the Over the Hill Gang Connecticut’s official Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/OverTheHillGangCtOthgct/ …   (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/2/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) TUESDAYS (starts 5/14/2019; see listing for actual dates), Uncasville (confirmed for 2019) - “…Home Depot Cruise Night at The Montville Commons, 2019 - Hosted by the Dream Machines Classics Car Club of  Eastern Connecticut…”… Route 395 to Mohegan Sun Exit, to Route 32 South, 1/4 mile on the right... 5:30pm to 8:00pm... On the following dates: May 14th ... June 11th ... July 9th ...  August 13th ... September 10th ... NSRA Safety Inspections by Kevin Shafer NSRA Safety Inspector... Food & soda available... Rods, Customs, Antiques, Muscle Cars, Special Interest... "...DMC Club reserves the right to reject entry... Please no burnouts  ... www.dreammachineclassics.org ... Music by the PO'M..."... webmaster's note - Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for sending us along a copy of the flyer, from which all of the above info was transcribed!... FLYER - Our friends the Dream Machines Classics car club have a copy of the Official   Flyer posted at their web site--here's the direct link: http://www.dreammachineclassics.org/images/2019%20photos/flyers/flyer_dmc_cruise_2019.jpg ... Alternate copy of the Flyer in case the above link does not work, is this copy of the flyer that we just posted to the SAAC Facebook page:  https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60342497_2214711451952358_3332179148863963136_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=d8ea34912930661245f0fbbf99efb593&oe=5D59DF9D ...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) TUESDAYS (starts 5/21/2019), Haddam (confirmed for 2019) - “…MisFit Car Cruisers 2019 Season Tuesday Night Cruise Nights, 95 Bridge Road, Haddam, CT…”… Quoting from the notice that we saw today (5/21/2019) posted on the Facebook system by our friends the MisFit Car Cruisers (https://www.facebook.com/MisfitCruiseNights/): “…The wait is over. Misfit Cruise Night is back TONIGHT 5-8pm! Hope to see you there!...” Sounds great to us! Glad to see the return of this very cool cruise in beautiful Haddam CT!... Additional info – Quoting from their last year (2017) flyer, for the then-new location: “…MisFits Cruise Nights, every Tuesday, 5-8pm, at 95 Bridge Road, Haddam, CT—home of Tony’s Package Store & River Valley Provisions!... Free! All vehicles welcome! Food & drink! Music!...” Additional thoughts – The MisFits have been running great Tuesday night cruise nights for a lot of years, and they definitely have the formula down, along with one amazing following. I have been to their cruise nights in the past when they’ve been at the Essex Fire Department, also the Deep River Plattwood Park cruise nights, and now, so impressed with their new venue that came online within the past couple of years, at the big lot at 95 Bridge Road in Haddam--home of Tony’s Package Store (https://www.facebook.com/TonysPackageHaddam/) and River Valley Provisions (https://www.facebook.com/RVPGrocery/), AND Steady Habit Brewing Company (https://www.steadyhabitbrewingcompany.com/) located around the back of the building as well! I was very pleased to attend one of the early-season 2017 events, had a great time, and am looking forward to coming back again for the 2019 season!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/21/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) TUESDAYS (selected dates; see listing; starts 6/11/2019), Berlin (confirmed for 2019) - “…Cruise The Pike With Us at The Pine Loft – Connecticut Road Lancers Classic Car Club…”… Quoting from the Official Flyer that our local old car friend Rob Lorenzo (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005302698530) posted on the Facebook system just a couple of days ago: “…Cruise The Pike With Us at The Pine Loft!... Connecticut Road Lancers Classic Car Club… WHERE: The Pine Loft Restaurant, 1474 Berlin Tpke., Berlin, CT 06037… TIME: Select Tuesdays, 5pm – 8pm… DATESJune 11th … June 25th … July 16th … July 30th … August 27th … September 10th … September 24th … *no rain dates* … 50/50 raffle, trophies, oldies music… Be sure to visit our web site: http://www.ctroadlancers.webs.com/ … Any questions feel free to e-mail us: ctroadlancers@gmail.com … “… FLYER – The flyer that Rob posted had all of the above info, plus a detailed list of sponsors, that are worth checking out—you can view the Official Flyer that Rob posted on the Facebook system at the following link: https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/62483695_1103723749814371_2741775094471720960_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_eui2=AeF4vl-KYJXK8n5WxiI2xXA0exAK1MtnFFlF4T0jG68IFZmhEOnnK6qUk3XpwO0Vm78-L0X80lm79zJtNCB2kYOyJLOo0BTekJ8EHe8DA7vRCA&_nc_oc=AQn_QPcTv3cAB_O8J0dBNKPJRgQLPQKkqA-mi9V8UwOv0OtichgRUkgsm85rHsCxfw4&_nc_ht=scontent-den4-1.xx&oh=e4d52a0443325789bdf4e32db0f20fdd&oe=5D7B22EC … Rob’s Accompanying Comments - And here’s what Rob wrote to accompany the flyer post: “…Connecticut Road Lancers, one of the oldest car clubs in the state (1965) will start having Cruise Nights on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. First cruise night is tomorrow at the Pine Loft on Berlin Turnpike… Cool guys and great club!! Come show off your ride!!!…”… Sounds good, Rob, thanks—and thanks CT Road Lancers for making it happen!... Even more info– Here’s The Pine Loft Restaurant’s official web site: https://www.pineloft.com/- and the “Directions” page from their web site: https://www.pineloft.com/directions/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/11/2019)

(Updated for 2018) TUESDAYS (5/1/2018 thru 9/25/2018), Shelton (confirmed for 2018) - “Round Town Cruisers Car Club Weekly Tuesday Night Cruise at Hook Line and Sinker”… Quoting from the flyer that was posted online on the Facebook system by our friends the Round Town Cruisers (https://www.facebook.com/rtcct/ - and the actual flyer link is at: https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29793042_2163198123966614_6041487730846728192_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4a02c38cee8c646aec24b67e91d6aee7&oe=5B6BFC69): “…Please join Round Town Cruisers Car Club for a Weekly Tuesday Night Cruise at our new location Hook Line and Sinker, 458 River Road, Shelton, CT… Starting date Tuesday, May 1, 2018, thru September 25, 2018, 5:30 – 8:30pm… Music, giveaways, 50/50… Trophy night = 2nd Tuesday of the month… All classics, customs, muscle cars, and hot rods welcomed… Great food available, plus pool and pinball games inside… Fun for the whole family… Round Town Cruisers and Hook Line & Sinker are not liable for any damage, loss, or personal injury that may occur on the premises… For more info call Mike at 203-814-8315…”…(this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/11/2018)

(Updated for 2018) TUESDAYS (“May to October”), Monroe (confirmed for 2018) - “…'Little Will’s Car Cruise-In at Bella Rosa Pizzeria Ristorante,' 5 to 9pm, at Bella Rosa Pizzeria Ristorante (“Voted #1 Pizza in Monroe”), 500 Monroe Tpke. (Rt. 111), Monroe, CT, May to October… Music, 50/50, giveaways… ‘…Lovin’ Pizza and Burnin’ Rubber…’…” webmaster’s note – This info came from the 2018 Bella Rosa Monroe Tuesday and Sunday car cruises flyer: https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30741619_1891561867534100_4277695158033580032_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=a0343674de791ae3829d4afeb3c8b1aa&oe=5B56EAC4 – The flyer was posted by Melissa Mekdeci (https://www.facebook.com/melissa.mekdeci.9) on 4/18/2017 to the “Local Cruise Nights and Car Shows” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/374305239630477/ - thanks again Melissa for the heads up!... Additional info - And don’t forget “Big Frank’s Car Cruise-In” that happens on Sundays, 12 to 4pm, also “May to October,” as indicated on the same flyer… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/18/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) WEDNESDAYS (monthly; starts 4/24/2019; see listing for other dates), Colchester (confirmed for 2019) – “The Good Times Motoring Club Monthly Car Cruise on the Colchester Town Green,” Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 5pm to 8pm, at the Colchester Town Green, 80 Main Street, Colchester, CT 06415… Quoting from the official Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/2168740933220836/): “…Good Times Motoring Club will host their monthly car cruise. All vehicles year 1988 and under welcome… Due to inclement weather, the April car cruise will be held on our rain date of April 24, 2019. It is cancelled for 4/17/2019… There is no October cruise this year…”… Cruise Night Dates: The full list of 2019 season cruise dates was also found on the GTMC’s main Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Good-Times-Motoring-Club-1411136705883672/); they are as follows (all are Wednesdays, except for Saturday, September 14th): April 24th … May 22nd (webmaster's note - the rain date has been invoked for May 15th--thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for the heads up) May 15thJune 19th … July 17th … August 21st … September 14th (Saturday, 11am cruise) … September 18th … Even more info: GTMC is on Facebook (please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like) at: https://www.facebook.com/Good-Times-Motoring-Club-1411136705883672/ - and also there is new updated main web site: http://www.goodtimesmotoringclub.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/16/2019; rain date change from 5/15 to 5/22 incorporated as of 5/15/2019))

(UPDATED FOR 2019) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/1/2019—and apologies for failing to get this onto our Calendar until 5/2!), Oxford (confirmed for 2019) - “Fritz’s Snack Bar of Oxford Every Wednesday Cruise Nights”… Quoting from the listing that’s posted on the Upcoming Cruise Nights page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/cruisecalendar.htm) from the web site of our friends the CT Seaport Car Club: “…May 1st and every Wednesday, May 1 thru October, Oxford, CT 2019: Fritz's Snack Bar Cruise Night… Every Wednesday Weather Permitting… 5-9 PM… Route 67, 72 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478, Oxford / Seymour town line… Great Food and a Great Time!... Every 2nd Wednesday is Trophy Night!... Info: Chippy: 203-410-9401…”… FLYER – And here’s the link to the Official Flyer that was also posted by the CT Seaport Car Club folks, as part of the listing: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2019/fritz%20flyer%20201903112019.pdf… Even more info – Please be sure to join the excellent Facebook group page called “Fritz’s Car Cruise,” to stay up on news related to this classic, long-running car cruise: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1756678554598185/ … And make sure you also visit and give a “Like” to the official Facebook page of Fritz Bobby Snack Bar at: https://www.facebook.com/Fritz-Bobby-Snack-Bar-121081091236677/ … We again apologize for not getting the May 1st Fritz’s season opener onto our Calendar!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/2/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) WEDNESDAYS (every 2nd & 4th, May thru Sept; starts 5/8/2019—and apologies for failing to get this onto our Calendar until 5/11!), Bozrah (confirmed for 2019) -“Bozrah Moose Lodge 950 Cruise Night,” 5:30-8:00pm, at Bozrah Moose Lodge 950, Exit 24 off of Route 2, Bozrah, CT... "...New Night: 2nd Wednesday and 4th Wednesday. List of dates: May 8 & 22 (webmaster's note - Apologies for not getting this event onto this calendar until AFTER the actual Season Opener, which wasa May 8th--but better late than never, right?!)... June 12 & 26 ... July 10 & 24 ... August 14 & 28 ... September 11 & 25 ... Rods, Customs, Antiques, Muscle Cars, Special Interest... Food services and beverages available at the Moose Club Grill... NSRA Safety Inspections available... No burn-outs please... Info: 860-889-6856..." webmaster's note - Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for sending us along a copy of the flyer, from which all of the above info was transcribed!... FLYER - Our friends the Dream Machines Classics car club have a copy of the Official   Flyer posted at their web site--here's the direct link: http://www.dreammachineclassics.org/images/2019%20photos/flyers/flyer_moose_2019.jpg ... Alternate copy of the Flyer in case the above link does not work, is this copy of the flyer that we just posted to the SAAC Facebook page: https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60342497_2214711451952358_3332179148863963136_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=d8ea34912930661245f0fbbf99efb593&oe=5D59DF9D ... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) WEDNESDAYS (not sure when it starts—see their Facebook page…), West Haven (appears to be confirmed for 2019) - “…Savin Rock Cruise Nights…”… webmaster's note - At this time we only have basically the Facebook page (be sure to visit and “Like”), which is https://www.facebook.com/Savin-Rock-Cruise-Night-664763360647108/ - and also our knowledge that this is a very cool cruise, run by quality people (having attended several ourselves within the past few years, both as a spectator and a participant). Assuming it’s happening at the same place where it’s historically been held, the location would appear to be the Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock Street (which is right off of Captain Thomas Boulevard), West Haven, CT 06516… And that’s as much as we know at this time!...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/18/2019)

(TENTATIVE FOR 2019) WEDNESDAYS (TENTATIVE starts 4/24/2019; runs “April to October”), Hamden (TENTATIVE for 2019) - “…The Glenwood Drive-In Wednesday Night Cruise Nights… ’… Every Wednesday Night from April to October, 6pm-10pm..’…” The Glenwood Drive-In, 2538 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518, telephone 203-281-0604 … webmaster’s note – We have the April 24thSeason Opener date listed as TENTATIVE at this time, because we heard about this second hand from a fellow old car enthusiast who lives in the area, but have not seen an official notices from The Glenwood itself. We’ll do our best to update this listing whenever we may run across any official announcements from the Glenwood Drive-In (but for now, make sure you pencil in April 24th and make plans to attend—either for the cruise night, or just to enjoy some of the Glenwood’s legendary great food!... More info – www.glenwooddrivein.com/cruise-night/ and/or the main web site: www.glenwooddrivein.com and/or their Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/GlenwoodDriveIn/ (and make sure you give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!)... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/26/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) THURSDAYS (every first and third thru August; every Thursday in September & October; starts 4/4/2019), Southington (confirmed for 2019) - “…Ralph’s Rapid Transit Cruiz Night is Back at Kizl's Family Restaurant for 2019! Starting April 4th, and Every First and Third Thursday thru August, Then Every Thursday thru October (And Several Special Friday Night Cruises, Dates to be announced)! Always a fun night, Lots of Cool Cars, at a Fantastic Location, Kizl's Family Restaurant, Southington, CT, Right near ESPN! Join us for our first Cruiz-In of 2019!!! Thursday, April 4th, 5-9pm! Great Meal Specials, Fast & Friendly Service, Great Location, Huge Show Car Parking Area with grassy picnic area, DJ, Trophies awarded at 8pm! Open to All Makes, No Cut Off Year! Special Parking Area For Theme Night Cars! Cruiz Night Food Specials- Fast, Inexpensive, And Delicious!...”… webmaster’s note - Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net) for circulating a copy to us of his broadcast e-mail dated 12/12/2018, from which all of the above info came… For more info: www.ralphsrapidtransit.com … Even more info: The street address for Kizl’s is: 2014 West St, Southington, CT 06489, and their official web site is located at: http://www.kizls.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 12/17/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) THURSDAYS (specific dates—see the listing), Seymour (confirmed for 2019) - “Summer Cruise Nights 2019 – Presented by Seymour Lions Club – at Tri-Town Plaza, Seymour”… ’…Thursday nights cruise, 5:30 to 8:30pm, following dates: May 2nd … May 16th … May 30th … June 13th … June 27th … July 11th … July 25th … August 8th … August 22nd … September 5th … September 19th … Weather permitting… Trophies awarded… ‘…All class of cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome!...’… Visit our Facebook page: “The Seymour Lions Club…”… For additional information please contact: Corky at 203-619-1571 or Melissa at 203-430-9356, or e-mail us at seymourlions52@att.net … “… Don’t forget to bring us your old eyeglasses, sunglasses, and hearing aids…”… For more information: Please make sure to visit & “Like” the Seymour Lions Club’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/SeymourCTLions/ …   (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/9/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) THURSDAYS (starts 5/16/2019, see the listing for other dates), Griswold (confirmed for 2019) - 2019 Big Dawggs/DiRoma Home & Garden Center Car & Motorcycle Cruise Night,” supported by the Eastern Connecticut Mopar Auto Club, at DiRoma Home & Garden Center, 1111 Voluntown Road, Griswold, CT 06351… Thursday nights from 5:00pm to 8:00pm… Food, fun, music, car show, and more!... Car owners and one passenger will receive a $3 discount to Big Dawggs… Open to all years of vehicles and motorcycles! Charities, 50/50 raffles, and music held monthly… List of event dates: Thursday, May 16th, 2019 … Thursday, June 20th, 2019 … Thursday, July 18th, 2019 … Thursday, August 15th, 2019 … Thursday, September 19th, 2019 … Thursday, October 17th, 2019 … Contact: Sandie DiRoma at 860-912-3776 and or Anthony DeStefano (ECMAC President) at 860-319-7996 for more information… Cancellation due to weather will be posted on DiRoma’s Facebook page…”… FLYER – Here’s the link to the Official Flyer that our friends the Southeastern CT Mustang Club (https://www.facebook.com/SCMC1/) posted on Facebook: https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/57154975_2340160122673087_8048993047435804672_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=7085cdef6fe320a3f7805c27b931efa0&oe=5D6C6B07 …More info – DiRoma Home & Garden Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiRomaHomeAndGardenCenter/ - Big Dawgg’s Specialty Hot Dogs on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Big-Dawggs-Specialty-Hot-Dogs-460725910629467/ - and also the Eastern Connecticut Mopar Auto Club on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/ECMAC2/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/23/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) THURSDAYS (starts 5/16/2019, runs thru 9/26), East Hartford (confirmed for 2019) -“…’Augie & Ray’s Drive-In of East Hartford Weekly Thursday Night Cruise,’ Starting May 16th, 5pm to 8pm, every Thursday, May thru September 26th… Food, raffle, 50/50, trophies, music… Augie & Ray’s, 314 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 860-568-3770…”… webmaster's note – We were pleased to relate the above excerpted details from the Official Flyer that our friends the Over The Hill Gang Eastern Chapter posted on the Facebook system—here is the direct flyer link: https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/59211483_2249011548499548_5769089841098653696_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=fce0acc2ae191f3a75992ba466c6b86d&oe=5D2BB0B1 … And for additional info & updates – Please be sure to visit and “Like” the Over the Hill Gang Eastern Chapter’s official Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/overthehillgangec/ … Even more info – Please be sure to visit and “Like” the official Facebook page for “The Original Augie & Ray’s Drive-In” online at: https://www.facebook.com/TheOriginalAugieandRays/ …(this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/2/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) THURSDAYS (starts 6/20/2019; see listing for specific dates), Guilford (confirmed for 2019) - “…Apple Pi Robotics Cruise Nights at Bishop’s Orchards of Guilford’s ‘Little Red Barn’…”… These Thursdays: June 20th … June 27th … *NEW ADDITIONAL EVENT DATE JUST ADDED: July 11th* ... July 18th … August 1st … August 15th … Classic cars, barbecue, music, robots…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend from the Apple Pi Robotics team Jim Scott, for posting the flyer from which all of the above info was transcribed, on the Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291/), on 5/4/2019, with the following accompanying note: “…Apple Pi Robotics announces ‘Cruise Night’ schedule for the summer of 2019. Note that we have broken with our traditional ‘Every Other Thursday’ due to some scheduling conflicts…’…”… Thanks very much Jim for the heads up! We always have fun at this event—love the laid-back Shoreline atmosphere! And the Apple Pi Robotics students & adult mentors are always great to see & chat with!... More info – The “Little Red Barn” is of course part of the overall Bishop’s Orchards of Guilford complex on Route 1 (1355 Boston Post Road) in Guilford, CT. Here is the link to the “Directions” page from their web site: https://bishopsorchards.com/visit-us/directions/ … And for more info about the Apple Pi Robotics Team - Please be sure to visit their web site: www.applepirobotics.org - and also their official Facebook page (make sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re at it also): https://www.facebook.com/Apple-Pi-Robotics-FRC-Team-2067-104622609619159/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/7/2019; a new additional event date of July 11th was added to this listing as of 7/1/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) THURSDAYS (starts 5/23/2019), Old Saybrook (confirmed for 2019) - “…American Legion Post 113 Thursday Night Car Shows – Beginning May 23rd, 2019!…”… Quoting from the note that our local old car friend Ed Davis (https://www.facebook.com/ed.davis.165) posted on the Facebook  system back a week or so ago (specifically on 5/23/2019, which was THE Season Opener for this event): "...Would appreciate it if you could post this poster on your site to promote this group. A great cruise to attend on a Thursday night, $2.00 dogs cooked to order, $1.00 sodas, & free pop corn..."… Ed also provided us with a copy of the Official Event Flyer, from which all of the following details are directly transcribed: “…American Legion Post 113, 80 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT, presents: ‘Thursday Night Car Shows!’ Beginning May 23rd, 2019!... Every Thursday Night, from 5pm ‘till dusk… Bring your antique/vintage/collector car and join the fun! Open to the public! Spectators welcome! No coolers please… Free admission, $2 hot dogs, good music, and a 50/50 raffle!... Trophy awarded every show!... Check out our lounge and banquet hall…”…  FLYER – Here’s the direct link to the Official Flyer that Ed provided, that we uploaded to the SAAC’s Facebook page:  https://scontent.fbed1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61206879_2234546929968810_8359835893825011712_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-1.fna&oh=f545ec5e72b0a8ee658f1fe9ff740302&oe=5D9ECAFF   … Additional info - Here's the link to the American Legion Post 113's Facebook page for more info (make sure to visit and give 'em a "Like:"): https://www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionPost113OldSaybrookCt/ ... webmaster’s note - I've been to this event in the past, and it's always a fun evening! Thanks so much Ed Davis for bringing it to our attention for this season (and sorry for my being a week late getting this onto our calendar!) ... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/29/2019)

(Updated for 2018) THURSDAYS (starts 4/19/2018), Milford (confirmed for 2018) - “…’Cruisin’ East Car Club Presents The Thursday Night Cruise Night at Goodies Drive-In,’ 6 to 9pm, at Goodies Drive-In, 170 Cherry Street, Milford, CT… “…Food, Music, Giveaways, Trivia… ‘Cruising The Way It Used To Be’…” Contact: Phil 203-378-7684 or Bill 203-243-7824…” webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from a copy of the Official Flyer that our Facebook friend Bill Giles (https://www.facebook.com/bill.giles.3762) posted on 3/16/2018, with the following additional very important information: “…Starting the third Thursday in April…” (which would be Thursday, April 19th, 2018)… FLYER – We also uploaded a copy of the flyer that Bill posted to our server, where you can view it now at the following clickable link: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/2018CruisinEastCCGoodiesMilfordThursdayCruiseNites.jpg ... Thanks very much Bill! We have been to this very popular and very long-running cruise night, and it’s always a great time!... Thanks again Phil, Bill, and all the Goodies folks!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/21/2018)

(Updated for 2018) THURSDAYS (see the listing for remaining two dates in 2018), Essex (confirmed for 2018) - “Olive Oyl’s Antique and Classic Car Show BBQ,” at Olive Oyl’s, 6 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426, hosted by Olive Oyl’s and Essex Board of Trade… ‘…Join us for our first Antique Car Cruise Night and BBQ. Essex Board of Trade First Thursdays event will feature events all around town. Bring your classic, hot rod, truck, or motorcycle and enjoy great food and music. Olive Oyl’s, 6 Main Street, Essex Village, Essex, CT…’…” The following upcoming event dates (we’ve already missed the June 7th opening date, sorry!)  are listed on the Official Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1020187274800141/), that we ran across a couple of days ago: Thursday, July 5th, 5:00pm… and Thursday, August 2nd, 5:00pm… Additional info – Here’s also the Official Facebook page for Olive Oyl’s (which looks to be a fantastic carryout restaurant right in the center of the action in Essex) is: https://www.facebook.com/Olive-Oyls-138733056189755/ (please be sure to give them a “Like” when you visit that page), and their main web site is also definitely worth checking out at: http://www.oliveoylscarryout.com/ … And one more tip of the hat – We love anything that our friends at Essex Board of Trade are involved with—please be sure to visit (& “Like”) them on Facebook also at: https://www.facebook.com/EssexBOT/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/14/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) FRIDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 4/19/2019), Marlborough (confirmed for 2019) - Cruise Night at The Farm at Carter Hill, 86 E. Hampton Road, Marlborough, CT 06447… Quoting from the Facebook event info page (https://www.facebook.com/events/226699654911818/) that we ran across near the beginning of January of this year: “…Cruise Night Presented by The Others! C/C. Come on down for our monthly cruise night. Open to pre 1988 autos and trucks. Bring your ride or just come down to see some of the coolest rides around. Stop in the Hogs Breath Tavern for a cold brew or a nice glass of wine. Eat at our farm restaurant. Visit some great vendors or just watch the goats on the Arrigoati Bridge. Come take a picture with your ride in front of The Carter Hill Filling Station. Stay after dark for our free drive in movie. Call us for vendor spaces….”… Additional info – We also just ran across another Facebook event info page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1992858020835762/) for this event that has the full list of dates for this event: “…The Farm at Carter Hill Monthly Cruise presented by the Others!... Join us for a monthly cruise at Carter Hill Farms. Every third Friday of the month. Music, Food & Drinks and “Drive Inn“ movies on the barn… 5pm to Sundown… Open to all pre-1988 collector cars & trucks (-we reserve the right to refuse entry-)… April 19th… May 17th… June 21st… July 19th… Aug 16th… Sept 20th… Oct 18th…”… Even more info – The Farm at Carter Hill’s Facebook page is located at: https://www.facebook.com/farmlifeonrt66/ - and the street address is: 86 East Hampton Road (which looks to us, from looking at a map, to also be known as CT Route 66), Marlborough, CT 06447, and their web site is: https://www.thefarmatcarterhill.com/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 1/16/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) FRIDAYS (limited info available right now; starts 5/3/2019), Milford (confirmed for 2019) - “The Blood Sweat and Gears Car Club's Milford McDonalds Friday Night Cruises,” Friday, May 3, 2019, at the McDonalds of Milford across from the Post Mall, located at: 1376 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT 06460... webmaster's note - This is a very early heads-up calendar listing for the BSG-ers' super-popular Milford Friday night cruise nights for the 2019 season. They have not made any official announcements yet, but when I saw a picture of BSG member AJ's '63 Fairlane posted online on Facebook, I asked if AJ knew the opening date for 2019--at which point BSG's President Will Fleming chimed in and indicated that the 2019 opening night would be May 3rd--and there you have it! We will certainly update this listing as more info becomes available. Here's a marked-up screen shot of the Facebook exchange: https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51951462_2080926678664170_7044247661137887232_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ht=scontent.fbed1-2.fna&oh=6c296f418ef36c168da0673e5bae3f4f&oe=5CEB8F35   … For more info - http://www.bloodsweatandgearscarclub.com/ and also on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/bloodsweatandgearscarclubconnecticut/ …*4/15/2019 UPDATE – We just heard last month that the Blood Sweat and Gears Car Club has an awesome all-new web site, located at: www.bloodsweatandgearscarclub.org – be sure to add it to your favorites!...  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/28/2019; updated official web site address for the club added to this listing as of 4/15/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) FRIDAYS (starts 5/17/2019), North Branford (confirmed for 2019) - “…Marty Forbes Presents The McDonalds and Dairy Queen of North Branford Friday Night Cruise Nights…”… webmaster's note - At this time we only have the start date to report to you, based on some texting contact with the man who provides the music for these fantastic local cruise nights--the one and only Rockin' Richard Phillips. In addition to the start date of Friday, May 17th, Rockin' Richard also indicated the hours are 5:30 to 8:30pm... We will next paste in some info from last year's listing for this event on the SAAC calendar: "...'Family Fun Night'… Located at the corner of Route 139 and Route 80, North Branford, CT… Rockin' Tunes from the Past with “DJ Rockin’ Richard”… 'All makes and models welcome!'... Sponsored by Dairy Queen and McDonalds… More info, call: 203-481-4476…”... Additional info: The shopping plaza where the McDs and DQ are located appears to be known as "North Branford Central Plaza," and with a street address (for you Mapquesters and Wazers) of 280 Branford Road, North Branford, CT 06471 (ref: https://www.loopnet.com/Listing/16431543/280-BRANFORD-ROAD-North-Branford-CT/)...  That's all we know right now--we've already sent a note to our friend Marty Forbes, requesting a 2019 flyer, whenever one may become available, and then we'll also update this listing however required. For now, though, get psyched for a fantastic North Branford summertime Friday night tradition starting up soon!… *5/21/2019 UPDATE – We were wondering about whether or not the 5/17 Season Opener was going to be happening, since the forecast had been for rain, and in our searching for online references, we ran across the updated-for-2019 flyer that our friend Rockin’ Richard Phillips (https://www.facebook.com/richard.phillips.1042) posted on the Facebook system, at the “CT CarShows and Cruise” page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/335579133203791/), just a couple of days before that—with the following note: “…North Branford Friday cruise nights every Friday, 5:30 to 8:30. DJ Rockin’ Richard of WNHU spinning ‘50s & ‘60s oldies! Free raffle gift cards for meals at McDonalds and ice cream at Dairy Queen! Bring that classic car and meet a friendly group of friends!...”… FLYER– And here’s a direct link to the flyer that Rockin’ Richard posted: https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60352090_10217398638111838_2264017741511917568_o.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=adff502f44eb478ef898ac30ee3e6628&oe=5D51354E … Incidentally – I did stop in at the 5/17 event on my way home from work (it did NOT get rained out!), and had a really great time as a spectator walking around to check out the cool cars and seeing old friends, like Marty Forbes himself, and Rockin’ Richard too! Definitely looking forward to coming back to this great local cruise again soon!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/14/2019; this event listing was updated with info and a copy of the updated-for-2019 flyer that had been posted online recently, as of 5/21/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) FRIDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 5/31/2019), East Berlin (confirmed for 2019) - “Uncle D’s Diner of East Berlin’s ‘Cruisin’ Friday Nites'…”… webmaster's note – We are very pleased to quote from our Facebook friend Mark French’s (https://www.facebook.com/MCamench) April 18th post on Facebook providing the heads-up for this event: “…To all my classic car friends, I am pleased to announce that Uncle D’s Diner will once again be holding their ‘Cruisin’ Friday Nites.’ The dates will be 5/31, 6/28, 7/26, 8/30, and 9/27, from 5:30 to 8:30. Come for great food, great cars, and great friends. Enjoy music, trophies, raffle prizes, and Mark’s Famous Trivia Contest!... Contact: Tom Salwocki 860-280-8076…”… Additional info – We also found an OldRide.com listing (dedicated page: https://www.oldride.com/events/2895883.html) for this event that provided some more details: “…Cruisin Friday Nites @ Uncle D's Diner… Event Dates (see list of specific dates): May 31, 2019 - September 27, 2019… Location: East Berlin, Connecticut… 5:30- 8:30 pm Music, 60/40, Raffle, Mark's Trivia GREAT FOOD Cruise in and join us May 31 , June 28July 26 , August 30 , and September 27 …” Even more info – Here is the street address for Uncle D’s Diner, which may be useful for you Mapquesters and Wazers: 869 Mill St, East Berlin, CT 06023 … And here is their official web site: https://www.uncleds-diner.com/ … And Uncle D’s Diner is on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/uncledsdiner - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!…   (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/29/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) FRIDAYS (started 6/11/2019), Rockville (confirmed for 2019) - “…New England Motorcycle Museum Cruise and Bike Night – Every Friday Night!…”… webmaster's note – We were forwarded the flyer for this event by our old car friend Rick Stevenson, and we posted the flyer on the SAAC’s Facebook page, where you can now view it: FLYER LINK = https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64395828_2276302065793296_5732645213936025600_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_oc=AQnhTzGX-StfgJis4W4JGAt519YuFgM6Pazrg5z9_EguVaMxT257SYkxvmwuS-IS8Io&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=5d940f2e39ee2d28be8e4f5595644a51&oe=5D7A17BC … Here is more info transcribed from the flyer – “…Hot cars, trucks, bikes, and bands, at The Museum!... Starting Friday, June7th, 5:00pm to 9:00pm… Live band every Friday!... Best of show awards… Free all summer long… New England Motorcycle Museum (“NEMM”), 200 West Main Street, Rockville, CT…”... Even more info – Please be sure to visit and “Like” the New England Motorcycle Museum’s official Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/newenglandmotorcyclemuseum/ …  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/18/2019)

(Updated for 2018) FRIDAYS, Monroe (confirmed for 2018) – “The Classic Nights Car Club’s Village Square Shopping Center of Monroe Friday Cruise Nights”… Quoting from the 4/14/2018 e-mail we received from our friend Pete Kodz (photogs189@aol.com) of the Classic Nights Car Club: “…Classic Nights Cruise Nights May to September… Start date = Friday, May 11th… Celebrating our 34th year of cruising… Every Friday night May to September, 6:00pm to 8:30pm, at Village Square Shopping Center, 401 Monroe Turnpike (Rt. 111), Monroe, CT (across from McDonald's)… Cutoff Year 1978… More info: http://www.classicnights.com …” (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/19/2018)

(Updated for 2018) FRIDAYS (starts 4/27/2018), Foster, RHODE ISLAND (confirmed for 2018) - “…The Woodland Cruise… 115 East Killingly Road, Foster, RI ... webmaster’s note – We received the notice for this event from our friend Rick Stevenson (rgsteven1@att.net), who passed it along to us on 4/25/2018, with this cover note: “…New Friday cruise night… This is on the CT-RI line… Check out all their shows on their web site: http://www.ricowboycruisers.com/car-shows.html ... Sounds good, thanks Rick! Following is the info paragraph about The Woodland Cruise that Rick passed along to us (and Rick is correct, Foster, RI is right across the CT-RI border from the CT town of Killingly): “…Listen up girls & guys! There’s a new cruise in Rhode Island every Friday night, Yes, it’s a free cruise with trophies every week. Hope to see you all at The Woodland Meeting House Cruise. All vehicles (cars, bikes, trucks, and firetrucks) will be parking in the beer garden. We have plenty of room for hundreds and hundreds of sweet rides. So, I suppose you wan to know where? Well, it’s in the boonies with a great atmosphere. Ice cold alcoholic beverages inside and outside. Great food menu and lots of good music. This cruise starts on Friday, April 27, 2018, 4pm to dusk. See you at The Woodland Meeting House… Hosted by The RI Cowboy Cruisers… We would be so happy if everyone could bring one canned good—remember: ‘We Feed The Hungry’…” Thanks again Rick for the info!... More info – Woodland Meeting House web site: www.woodlandmeetinghouse.com – and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/WoodlandMeetingHouseRestaurant/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/25/2018)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SATURDAYS (starts 4/27/2019; runs “probably until the end of October”), Monroe (confirmed for 2019) - “…Monroe Street Rodders Present: ‘Bill’s Doo-Wop Drive-In Cruise Night’…”… “…(starts) Saturday, April 27, 4pm to 9pm, at Bill’s Drive-In, 431 Monroe Tpke (Rt. 111), Monroe, CT 06468… ‘Come on down to the New Bill’s Doo-Wop Drive-In for our first cruise of the season! Cut off year = 1985. No burn outs please… More info - Monroe Street Rodders on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/MonroeStreetRodders/ … Will be a weekly-occurring cruise night on Saturdays… Even more info - Bill’s Doo-Wop Drive-In on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/Bills-Drive-In-119867918055014/ …”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend our friend and Whitewalls Car Club member Steve DeVito’s (stevedevito44@gmail.com) for this info, via his e-mails of 3/4, and 3/6/2019… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/6/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SATURDAYS (starts 5/4/2019; runs “every 1st and 3rd Saturday until the end of the season”), Meriden (confirmed for 2019) - “…American Muscle Car Club Cruise Night at Class Act Auto Wash…”… Saturday, May 4th, 2019, 5pm to 8pm, at Class Act Auto Wash, 1275 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450… “…It's our first cruise night of the season! We hope to see some familiar faces as well as some new ones… Come hang out with American Muscle Car Club at Class Act Auto Wash!... AMCC cruise nights are known for being informal and lots of fun. We're all about hanging out and talking cars! You might even see a little bit of smoke if you hang around until the end!... This cruise night will be held every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month until the end of the season!...”… Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/355697438375467/ … webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friends the American Muscle Car Club (on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/americanmusclecarclubct/ - and make sure you give ‘em a “Like while you’re there) all the work they do to organize and run these events! I have been to several, and they are always relaxed, low-key, welcoming, and FUN!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/11/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SATURDAYS (starts 5/18/2019; see listing for other dates), Uncasville (confirmed for 2019) - “…Cruise Nights 2019 – at The Center of Montville - Presented by The Southeastern Connecticut Mustang Club…”… The Southeastern Connecticut Mustang Club presents ‘Cruise Nights 2019,’ at The Center of Montville, 601 Route 32, Uncasville, CT 06382… “…Come on down and help us celebrate 20 years of fun with Family and Friends! All cars and trucks welcome, no cut-off dates. Sorry, no motorcycles… (List of 2019 dates): Saturday, May 18th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm… Saturday, June 15th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm… Saturday, July 20th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm... Saturday, August 17th, 5:00pm until 8:00pm… Saturday, September 21st, 4:00pm until 7:00pm… Appreciation trophies courtesy of Whaling City ford… Great music, exciting raffle prizes, big 50/50 raffle… All raffle proceeds go to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center… Rain dates are the following Saturday—for the latest cruise night and show info see our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SCMC1 ... On the web: www.semc.com… Please, no alcohol & no burnouts…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Clem Brown (lxxvtr6@aol.com) of the SECMC for sending along the Official Flyer for this event attached to his e-mail of 3/18/2019, from which all of the above info was directly transcribed—and we also uploaded a copy of it for your reference—FLYER link: https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/54432275_2134658576624313_6546783589474762752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=97aa4a7d42a2830215be12300ee3dcff&oe=5D072C44… And there you have it! Hats off to Clem and all of the SECMC-ers for making these events happen, and benefiting such a wonderfully good cause!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/19/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SATURDAYS (starts 4/20/2019; see listing for other specific dates), Branford (confirmed for 2019) - “…Excelerate Performance of Branford Presents ‘Cars & Coffee Branford’…”… Quoting from the dedicated event page (https://www.excelerateperformance.com/cars-and-coffee-branford) at Excelerate’s web site: “…Excelerate Performance Cars & Coffee, 2019 Dates: April 20thJune 8thAugust 10thOctober 5th… Always from 8:30am to 11:00am, at 12 Sycamore Way, Branford, CT 06405, telephone 203-483-6100… ‘…You asked, we listened… You wanted more Cars and Coffee Events? You’re going to get them…Coffee from Willoughby’s provided… Free bagels… And cars… It gets no better…’… Excelerate Performance specializes in European, Japanese, and Exotic Service, Performance, and Repair… More info – The official Excelerate Performance web site: https://www.excelerateperformance.com/ and/or Excelerate Performance on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/ExceleratePerformance/ and/or also: https://www.facebook.com/XLR8CT/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/26/2019)

(UPDATED FOR 2019) SATURDAYS (2nd and 4th – see the listing for actual dates), Wallingford (confirmed for 2019) - Charter Oak Firebird & Pontiac Club Presents: “2019 Cruise Nights” in the plaza of Chick-Fil-A and Lowe’s of Wallingford, 1094 North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT, 4:00pm to 8:00pm, 2ndand 4th Saturdays… 2019 Schedule (no rain dates): May 11th … May 25th … June 8th … June 22nd … July 13th … July 27th … August 10th … August 24th … September 14th … September 28th … October 12th … October 19th … “… “…All Classic, Muscle, & Specialty Cars Welcome! Classic Imports Too (no tuners)… Bigger trophies & better raffles!... 50/50 drawing… Music, and more!...”… Brought to you bywww.charteroakfirebirds.org – for club information call Brad 203-467-4482… Charter Oak Firebirds reserves the right to refuse entry to any vehicle or person. No alcohol. No burnouts. No dogs allowed, except for service animals. Please come, have fun, and be safe!... For more info - Please review the Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/582306265603927/ … Please also be sure to visit and “Like” the Charter Oak Firebird & Pontiac Club’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Charter-Oak-Firebird-and-Pontiac-Club-223410181005443/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/10/2019)

(Updated for 2018) SATURDAYS (3rd Saturday of the month April thru October; starts 4/21/2018), Wallingford (appears to be confirmed for 2018) – “…’Cars & Coffee’ at Bruegger’s Bagels of Wallingford…”… Quoting from the information contained on a flyer that we recently ran across posted at the web site of our friends the Connecticut Classic Chevy Club (https://www.ctclassicchevy.com/): “…Cars & Coffee… Come grab a cut of Joe and a bagel and check out some of the coolest cars in the area. Bring your car or truck, any year or model. But please, no loud stereos or burnouts. Join fellow enthusiasts and talk cars in a casual, relaxed atmosphere… Where: Bruegger’s Bagels, 970 North Colony Road (Route 5), Wallingford… When: Third Saturday of the month, April through October, 2018 (4/21… 5/19… 6/16… 7/21… 8/18… 9/15… 10/20… rain date = the following Saturday)… Time : 8:00am ‘till 11:00am… Contact: Tony at bet.rapuano@gmail.com for more info or rain cancellation… Participants get a free coffee with any purchase… Free dozen bagels to the Manager’s Choice of car/truck of the day…”… FLYER – We also went ahead and uploaded a copy of the flyer to our server as well, where you can view it at the following clickable link: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/2018BrueggersBagelsWallingfordSaturdayCarsAndCoffeeFlyer.jpg (FYI – We also found most, if not all of this info published on the Special Interest web site, in the Connecticut Calendar of Events area: http://www.specialinterest.com/siv_events.cfm)… More info: Be sure to visit and “Like” the official Bruegger’s Bagels of Wallingford Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Brueggers-Bagels-381395465265039/ … Learn more about the CT Classic Chevy Club at their official web site: https://www.ctclassicchevy.com/ - and you can also check them out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/CtClassicChevyClub/ (be sure to visit and give them a “Like”)… Oh, and here’s a cool WTNH News Channel 8 web site feature with Ryan Kristafer that lets you get to know some of the people behind the CT Classic Chevy Club: http://wtnh.com/2017/04/27/cruisin-connecticut-connecticut-classic-chevy-club/ … Some additional thinking ahead – Keep your eyes open for info on the CT Classic Chevy club’s hugely-popular Memorial Day Weekend car show that takes place at the expansive parking lots of Quinnipiac University in Hamden—believe this is a co-production with the Hamden Police Department also. From what I recall, it usually happens on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/5/2018)

(Updated for 2018) SATURDAYS (see the listing for dates), Waterford (confirmed for 2018) – “…New London-Waterford Speedbowl 2018 Cruise Nights…”… webmaster’s note – We just saw this listing a couple of days ago, via a flyer as posted online by our friends at Connecticut Cruise News (http://www.ctcruisenews.com/ and/or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Connecticut-Cruise-News-332651045567/ - and make sure to give ‘em a “Like”!) – here is the exact link to the electronic flyerhttp://www.ctcruisenews.com/events/cn09.php - please note that this is the SECOND event on the schedule—unfortunately we were not quick enough seeing the event listing to get the season kickoff on June 30th added to our calendar in time!), and felt it very worthy of being added to the SAAC Calendar! Following is an exact transcription of the info presented on the flyer: “… Trucks & Cars, 1896 thru 1978… New London-Waterford Speedbowl 2018 Cruise Night… Join us for our Classic Car Cruise Night at the New London Waterford Speedbowl, 1080 Hartford Turnpike, Waterford, CT 06385, www.speedbowlct.com … (List of event dates): June 30th… July 28th… August 25th… September 29th… No entry fee to enter Car Cruise Show!... Every car that participates in our Classic Car Cruise Night will receive a voucher redeemable for 1 complimentary Grandstand ticket… Bring your voucher to the Box Office VIP window to redeem your free grandstand ticket for the night’s races…” Sounds awesome!... More info – Please make sure also to visit (& “Like”) the New London-Waterford Speedbowl’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/thespeedbowl/ …    (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 7/12/2018)

This Calendar is originated and periodically updated by the Shoreline Antique Auto Connection, a not-for-profit enterprise run for antique auto enthusiasts, by antique auto enthusiasts. As the information presented here is gleaned from a WIDE variety of sources, there is no way we can vouch for the truth or accuracy of anything, and we STRONGLY suggest you get in touch with the applicable event contacts listed, to make sure the event is indeed going to be held (especially before you make a long trip to attend!). Thank you. SAAC, P.O. Box 3353, Stony Creek, CT 06405, e-mail CommonGear@aol.com, web site http://home.comcast.net/~shorelinesteve/SAACMainPage.html . Please send your CT Shoreline-area event listings for inclusion here (non-marque-specific events preferred).

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